In this interview with Corporate Counsel Business Journal, Shawn R. White unveils her “secret recipe” for working with the family office of Will Smith, Jaden Pinkett Smith and their family circle.Continue Reading Full Potential, Full Circle
In this interview with Corporate Counsel Business Journal, Marci Hunter, diversity, equity and inclusion analyst with Barnes & Thornburg, discusses the importance of data in advancing diversity at law firms.
Continue Reading Data Collection Meets Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
“We all know about, and many of us have experienced, burnout,” begins a piece on Above the Law by Jill Switzer, a lawyer and longtime bar member in California. “It’s on the rise this year, and not unexpectedly, due to what’s happened over the past 16 months.”
Continue Reading Burned or Bored Out? A Distinction with a Difference
Yesim Richardson, president of Cornerstone Research, and Lisa Claussen-Adams, the firm’s senior talent advisor, explore the ins and outs of mentorship and break down the concept itself into four separate behaviors that allow for effective mentoring.
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Interview with Jordan Thomas / Labaton Sucharow LLP
For six years Jordan Thomas has led the whistleblower representation practice at Labaton Sucharow LLP, which specializes in SEC cases. Thomas, a former assistant director in the SEC’s Enforcement Division, has worked as the practice’s sole partner, “borrowing” associates from the firm to help. But in May, as talk of the new administration’s desire to dismantle Dodd-Frank continued to swirl, Thomas made a startling announcement. He had just hired three partners to boost the practice to another level. The new hires were Steven Durham, former chief of the Fraud and Public Corruption Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington, D.C.; Timothy Warren, former associate director in the SEC’s Enforcement Division; and Robert Wilson, former deputy assistant director in the Enforcement Division. We couldn’t help but wonder: Why three, and why now? The interview has been edited for style and length.Continue Reading Civil Justice Playbook: Doubling Down on Whistleblowers – Labaton discounts the supposed demise of Dodd-Frank