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BusinessWeek Highlights the Great Work of the Council of Urban Professionals

October 30th, 2013

“Cracking the Diversity Nut in Big Law”

Making Big Law look more like the rest of America, ethnically speaking, has long been a source of anxiety within the profession. Last night I had a chance to visit with 150 or so high-powered attorneys, most of them African American, to discuss this touchy issue. The fourth annual Lawyers Forum put on by a commendable group called the Council of Urban Professionals provided stimulating conversation, reason for hope, and, inevitably, a bitter sprinkling of frustrations.

Paul M. Barrett, “Cracking the Diversity Nut in Big Law,” BusinessWeek, Oct. 30, 2013.

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