The legal profession is diversifying. But not at the top.

Minority lawyers now make up 16 percent of law firms — a record high — but remain scarce at the top, where only 9 percent of law partners are people of color, according to new data collected by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.

Recognition for Lawyers

Milberg partner Ariana J. Tadler has been appointed by Chief Justice John Roberts to serve as a member of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, and other honors and appointments.

How Legal Departments Can Help The Top Brass Diversify

While corporate legal departments and law firms have implemented policies and provided incentives to diversify their staff, leaders need to do more, lawyers say, from taking a more active approach to inclusive hiring to taking steps to diversify their own ranks of...

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