The emerging diversity standard


Muireann Bolger

The emerging diversity standard

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Many law firms and corporate legal departments have embraced the Mansfield Rule to help them achieve greater DEI, finds Muireann Bolger.

“Honestly, if I hear the excuse ‘there aren’t enough diverse candidates out there’ one more time, I will get seriously fed up because it’s baloney.”

Ruby Zefo, chief privacy officer at Uber, had stern words when asked about the failure of some law firms to meet the company’s diversity, equity, and inclusion targets.

But Zefo’s views represent the no-nonsense attitude of many in-house counsel when it comes to the corporate world’s impatience with law firms that lag in their diversity commitments.

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