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Race and Gender Issues at Law Firms

Jan 31, 2019 - The New York Times

To the Editor:

Re ''12 White Faces Reflect Blind Spot in Big Law'' (front page, Jan. 28):

In the summer of 1990 -- almost 30 years ago -- I was a summer associate at Paul, Weiss. I had just written a letter published in these pages defending protests seeking more diversity among the faculty at elite law schools and decrying the trope so consistently offered that law schools had to choose between ''excellence'' and ''diversity.''

Partners, all of whom were white and most of...