Bloomberg Law
Jan. 20, 2021, 5:01 AM

Littler Mendelson Names Bateman as Firm’s First Diversity Chief

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

Littler Mendelson named Paul Bateman as its first chief inclusion, equity and diversity officer as law firms tackle the lack of diversity in their ranks that has plagued the profession.

Bateman will be responsible for the firm’s inclusion, equity and diversity programs and initiatives, including the new compensation initiative that aims to double the number of attorneys of color, women and LGBTQ+ shareholders in the top quartile of Littler’s compensation system within the next five years.

”Diversity is very important to me personally, its important to me professionally, it’s one of the reasons I joined Littler,” Bateman said. “I just ...

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