September 21st, 2023
1:00 PM EST
In an era where the legal landscape is undergoing rapid transformation, one constant is becoming increasingly evident: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are the cornerstones that shape the legal industry's future. These pivotal touchpoints have moved beyond mere buzzwords, emerging as powerful forces that drive positive change and innovation within law firms and legal departments. Recognizing the profound impact of diversity and actively navigating the path to progress is no longer optional; it must define the success and sustainability of the legal profession.
The Crucial Journey Towards Inclusivity
Hosted by Leopard Solutions, the webinar will explore how DEI has become a transformative force, driving change from within the legal sector, highlighting the significance of diversity and equity, and uncovering how active navigation is essential for charting the course of progress.
Unveiling Data-Backed Insights
One of the highlights of the webinar is the unveiling of Leopard Solutions' recent survey of Chief Diversity Officers (CDOs) from top law firms. This comprehensive survey aims to understand the current state of diversity programs within these firms, providing invaluable insights into the real-world implementation of DEI initiatives. Attendees will gain access to the latest data analysis and trends, offering a snapshot of how the legal industry is progressing toward a more diverse and inclusive future.
- Understand the current landscape by analyzing Leopard Solutions' data and survey results.
- Explore how firms can overcome barriers and challenges that hinder diversity and better understand how to navigate them effectively.
- Chart the path to a more inclusive legal sector with actionable strategies and best practices.
Meet the Panel
- Laura Leopard, CEO and Founder of Leopard Solutions: Laura brings her expertise and insights from years of experience in the legal industry. Her commitment to driving positive change and her passion for creating a more inclusive legal sector make her a thought leader.
- Darwin Conner, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Eversheds Sutherland: Darwin Conner combines his extensive legal background with a passionate commitment to fostering diversity and equity. With a knack for articulating insightful perspectives on complex topics, Darwin will provide a unique blend of strategic insights and hands-on experience in driving inclusive organizational change.
- Deborah Martin Owens. Chief Executive Officer of DMO Strategies: Deborah advocates for fostering diversity and inclusion in the workplace. With a wealth of knowledge in organizational strategy, she often shares practical insights for overcoming challenges.
- Zelda Owens, Chief Executive Officer of Owens Williams & Associates: Zelda offers a unique perspective on diversity and inclusion. Her expertise in guiding organizations toward more inclusive practices promises to provide attendees with valuable insights.
Who Should Attend:
Legal professionals, DEI champions, HR personnel, law firm partners, in-house counsel, and anyone passionate about navigating and charting the progress of diversity within the legal industry will benefit from this webinar. Creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive environments cannot be overstated as the legal profession evolves and adapts to changing norms and expectations.