Each year, over 2,000 volunteer legal interns serve in U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) components and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices throughout the country. Legal interns work on challenging and meaningful issues in a variety of practice areas and on matters that impact our country. DOJ’s Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management (OARM) is hosting three webinars […]
By Karen Sloan for Law.com The sunny news about the J.D. class of 2019’s overall 90% employment rate—the highest in a dozen years—obscures the troubling reality that white law graduates secured jobs at a significantly higher rate than their Black and Native American classmates. New data from the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) highlights the […]
Last year, Diversity Lab, an organization focused on promoting women and minority attorneys to leadership positions, launched “The Mansfield Rule: Legal Department Edition”. In-house legal departments that signed onto the initiative agreed to consider diverse candidates (women, LGBTQ, racial and ethnic minorities and lawyers with disabilities) when hiring and promoting in-house attorneys and when engaging […]
According to ALM, Black lawyers account for only 2% of Big Law partners. In this article for The American Lawyer, Dylan Jackson explores why.
Growth in the fintech space represents opportunities for lawyers. Learn more in this Bloomberg Law article by Brian Baxter.