A “lagom” sensation, by Herman M. Duarte

Herman M. Duarte is the founding partner of HDuarte-Lex, a Costa-Rican arbitration and human rights boutique. He campaigns passionately against discrimination based on sexual orientation in the legal profession and wider Latin American community, and is committed to helping create and promote spaces for positive[…]

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Leveraging the Power of Technology, Gamification and Teams to Boost Diversity in Law, by Caren Ulrich Stacy and Lisa Kirby

A law firm sponsorship program is designed to advance the firm’s diversity and inclusion goals by broadening access to career-enhancing work assignments and influential advocates. Typically, the firm pairs one law firm partner (the sponsor) with one associate (the protégé). The sponsor commits to championing[…]

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Starting a Law Firm: Advantages and Challenges That Inspire

Ljubica Vodanovic is an expert in financial regulation and a founding partner of Vodanovic Legal, a legal boutique specialised in financial regulation. Banks and financial institutions, as well as local and international non-regulated companies, go to her for legal advice on financial services in Peru.[…]

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The Importance of Leveraging Your Network and Paying it Forward

Tara Castillo is a partner in Alston & Bird’s Finance Group in the Washington, D.C. and New York offices. Financial institutions and non-bank finance companies look to Tara to represent them in securitizations and other asset-backed finance transactions. She also helps her clients navigate compliance issues[…]

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