Bloomberg Law
June 4, 2020, 4:31 PM

Law Firms Call for Social Justice, Despite Own Diversity Issues

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

Major law firms have denounced racial inequality and pledged to push for change in the wake of protests across the country, but some attorneys say platitudes alone won’t cut it from an industry still struggling with diversity issues.

“Words are not enough,” said Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison chair Brad Karp. “We need to stand up to racism in all its forms. We need to take action, we need to demand accountability and, above all else, we need to achieve racial justice.”

Dorsey & Whitney announced late Tuesday that it’s terminating a decades-long prosecution assistance program with the Minneapolis ...

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