#GAReads | Elite Law Firm's All-White Partner Class Stirs Debate on Diversity

28paulweiss-print-jp-5-superJumbo-v2.jpg

Elite Law Firm’s All-White Partner Class Stirs Debate on Diversity”:

The post appeared on LinkedIn in early December: Paul, Weiss, one of the country’s most prominent and profitable law firms, said it was “pleased to announce” its new partner class.

In the image, 12 lawyers looked out at the world, grinning.

What followed, however, was nothing to smile about. In short order, people across the industry began to comment that all of the faces were white, and only one was a woman’s.

Read Noam Scheiber and John Eligon at The New York Times here…