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Can GC Succession Planning Drive Diversity?

“Men are judged on potential and women are judged on performance. The same standards apply to underrepresented racial and ethnic GCs,” said Joan Lee, president and CEO of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.         Click Here To Read The Full Article

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Higher Law: Q&A: New Jersey's New Marijuana Law | More SPAC Work for Big Firms | Merrick Garland's Views on Cannabis

Welcome to Law.com’s Higher Law, our cannabis briefing. This week we’re looking at: a New Jersey lawyer’s view of the Garden State’s new cannabis laws Four firms’ work on a cannabis SPAC deal Democrats’ political play on marijuana. Thanks for reading!         Click Here To Read The Full Article

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'Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is': Big Law's Pitching In on the Ahmaud Arbery Lawsuit. Here's Why That Needs to Happen More.

“It’s not about going to top law schools and only recruiting attorneys of color, but using your resources as global law firms, and partnering with practitioners like Lee, and providing your pro bono services, and frankly, your army of lawyers to actually work hard to effectuate change,” said Reed Smith partner Rizwan Qureshi on why […]

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