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Appeal for Diversity

July 18, 2008
To better serve their multicultural customer markets, corporations are putting pressure on the law firms they hire to diversify. But advocates say minorities have made only moderate gains in the legal profession.
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Steering Minorities Toward Patent Law

July 18, 2008
Anand Sharma was a panelist at a National Bar Association meeting a couple years ago, discussing ways to increase the number of African-American lawyers practicing patent law. During his flight from Detroit back home to Washington, the intellectual property lawyer came up with an idea on how to help achieve the goal.
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The CEO Incubators

June 12, 2008
As of October 2007, 20 percent of the CEOs at the largest U.S. companies once held a position at just 20 companies. The list below shows the companies that produced the highest number of CEOs as a proportion of their employee population. Note that companies with a smaller proportion of white-collar professional employees are disadvantaged under this methodology.
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