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How In-House Counsel Can Increase The Ranks Of Their Minority Outside Counsel

No matter the budget constraints, championing diversity is worth it. Many law departments are revisiting efforts to diversify their outside counsel ranks through getting more...

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Learn to use criticism as fuel, not baggage.

When I was a young lawyer, I dreaded criticism. I heard it as, “you suck.” It took me many years to...

Celebrating Women’s History Month

This edition of Color of Law is crafted by my first ever guest bloggers — amazing lawyers I met via LinkedIn!

Give yourself some slack!

Early in the Pandemic I spoke with a lot of folks about how important it was to give folks grace when they...

‪Psst! In-House Counsel—maybe it’s you.

‪My friend Won Hur and I were talking about how outside counsel are often justifiably lambasted for client-service fails. Then we got to talking...

Own your legal career — Don’t let it own you

This is a good time to take stock of your career progress. Maybe you’re thinking about changing jobs or going in-house. Or...

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