Where are the Black Partners in Big Law?

AMERICAN LAWYER — Vivia Chen, senior columnist at The American Lawyer, wrote this week about new “unicorn” sightings in big law, and by unicorns, she means black partners. Yes, black partners are, indeed, that hard to find.

The good news is that Chen’s list of unicorns has grown some since mid-January. She makes it a point to mention that minor growth is not necessarily a win, but it is less discouraging than no growth. Who knows? Maybe big law will surprise us this year.

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