Total Credits: 0 Informational/Educational Only - No CLE Credit Offered
In this BONUS PROGRAM, Katy Goshtasbi discusses identifying and addressing implicit biases of any kind among staff, colleagues, clients, vendors, and even ourselves - regardless of the size of your firm/practice.
First-year K&L Gates Associate HQ Wang and 3L Legal Intern Olivia Ashe discuss their experiences working in the firm's Portland office - and the positive effects the office's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiative have had for them.
Katy Goshtasbi is a branding, diversity and growth expert and founder of Puris Consulting. She works with law firms, lawyers and organizations on growing with diversity, in size and profits, by mastering change and developing brands that get their message out effectively and ethically. The results include happier, more productive lawyers, reduced stress, attracting better clients and more revenues. Katy practiced securities law for over 14 years at the US Securities & Exchange Commission, on Capitol Hill, in a major law firm and in-house. She has written two books on the subject matter, one for the ABA. She was the 2018-2019 Chair of the ABA Law Practice Division and 2020-2021 Chair of the Division's Diversity & Inclusion Committee.
She can be reached by email at email@example.com.