Black Lawyers

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Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Texas Power, Black Lawyers, Mine

Episode: Texas Power, Black Lawyers, Mine

  • Feb 25, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 16:34 mins

America’s prestigious law firms are very white, but big law firms and Fortune 500 companies with powerful in-house law departments say they’re committed to diversity. What’s it going to take? A group of black attorneys called 1844 have managed to crack into those elite ranks, and they have some suggestions. Conway Ekpo is co-founder of 1844 and is in-house counsel at a major Wall Street bank.