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Jenner & Block Partners Susan J. Kohlmann and Elizabeth A. Edmondson will speak at a CLE focused on diversity in the legal industry. Ms. Kohlmann will moderate a panel that will examine trends from the 2016 Diversity Benchmarking Report; make the case for why it is important for outside counsel to be diverse; discuss diversity programs that work; and offer tips for expanding diversity inside an organization and for outside counsel. Ms. Edmondson will be a panelist for a session that will review the New York State Bar Association’s recent If Not Now, When? report. Presented to and endorsed by the American Bar Association, the report was produced by a committee of prominent women lawyers to foster greater female participation as litigators and adjudicators. Sponsored by the Association of Corporate Counsel’s New York City Chapter, the “In-House Tool Kit” will be held on June 20 from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm at 101 Park Avenue, New York.
Ms. Kohlmann is chair of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She serves as managing partner of the firm’s New York office , as a member of the firm’s Policy Committee, and chair of the Trademark, Advertising and Unfair Competition Practice.
Ms. Edmondson is a former member of the Associate Board of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She serves on the board of the New York Chapter of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law.
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