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Mentorship and D&I: Insights from IBM, Deloitte and others…

International27-01-2022Muireann Bolger

January marks National Mentoring Month and comes at a time when such guidance and support has become vital in achieving a more diversified leadership in law.

BigLaw firms unveil DE&I billable hours

International26-01-2022Muireann Bolger

Law firm Eversheds Sutherland has introduced a billable credit policy this month for work related to diversity, equity and inclusion, joining a growing number of elite law firms that have adopted a similar policy.

US summer associate class ‘most diverse ever’

13-01-2022Muireann Bolger

The number of summer associates at US law firms was the most diverse ever recorded, but the levels of diversity continue to lag at more senior levels, according to a new report.

Watch: WIPR’s D&I virtual conference

International, UK16-12-2021Muireann Bolger

“Diversity matters because it is about fairness. Everybody should be treated equally, everybody should have an equal chance. It’s also good for business.”

Mental health: why can being a lawyer lead to burnout?

International16-12-2021Muireann Bolger

Safeguarding our mental health and wellbeing is essential, particularly in the wake of the unpredictable climate and widespread anxiety stoked by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Diversity in IP Conference: secure your seat for free

International24-11-2021Muireann Bolger

There is undoubtedly greater recognition of the importance of diversity and inclusion throughout the legal sector. But companies, organisations, and law firms know that, in order to ensure lasting change, they must build on that progress.

USPTO to host international women in IP webinar

04-11-2021Muireann Bolger

Despite an increased number of women entering the science, technology, engineering, and math fields in recent years, there is still a large gap between the number of women and men entering these fields. This has led to fewer women participating in the IP system overall.

Elite GCs embrace new D&I ‘scorecard’ for law firms

International12-10-2021Muireann Bolger

The Minority Corporate Counsel Association has unveiled a new measurement tool or “scorecard” for general counsel to assess the diversity, equity and inclusion progress of the law firms they hire.

Fed Circ confirms Cunningham as its first Black judge

20-07-2021Muireann Bolger

IP litigator Tiffany Cunningham has made history by becoming the first-ever Black judge at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Watch: Ellisen Turner, partner, Kirkland & Ellis

International16-07-2021Muireann Bolger

The past 18 months have been a game-changer for diversity campaigners. The COVID-19 pandemic has provoked sweeping changes in our personal and professional lives and has prompted questions that have brought pivotal diversity and inclusion issues to the fore.

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