Events 06.15.18

Segal McCambridge to Sponsor DRI Diversity for Success Seminar and Corporate Expo in Chicago

Segal McCambridge is proud to sponsor DRI’s Diversity for Success Seminar and Corporate Expo taking place June 14-15, 2018, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile in Chicago, IL. This year’s program provides attendees with the opportunity to interact with in-house counsel, the judiciary, and potential referral sources. Attendees will also learn how to leverage involvement in affinity groups to enhance business development efforts, and hear the judicial perspective on advancing diversity in the courtroom. Segal McCambridge attendees include New York Shareholder, Madina Axelrod, and Detroit Shareholder, Kenneth Williams, who is a member of the event’s Planning Committee.

Attendees can expect to learn about topics pertaining to the state of diversity in the legal profession including:

  • First-hand accounts of thriving as a minority in a majority environment while maintaining your identity
  • Innovative strategies for overcoming bias in the workplace
  • Strategies for identifying and overcoming microaggressions and inequities in the workplace
  • What the judiciary is doing to promote diversity and inclusion in the courtroom and in the profession
  • The different internal and external approaches that leading companies are taking to promote diversity, and what you can do to capitalize on them
  • Practical instruction on developing your personal brand and purposefully planning for your future success in the legal profession
  • How to leverage your involvement in affinity bar associations into business development
  • Tactics used by successful diverse attorneys to make the “ask” and build their books of business
  • Invaluable advice for diverse law students not just to survive, but to thrive, in the legal profession