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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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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Dallas Post-Mortem: Why I Chose to be a Diversity and Inclusion Champion, by Bendita Cynthia Malakia, Founder of the Malakia Movement LLC

Throughout my legal career, I have had the privilege of graduating from, and working for, internationally recognized institutions. I am a graduate of Barnard College, the undergraduate women’s college of Columbia University, and Harvard Law School. I spent seven years as an associate at an[…]

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STRESS AWARENESS MONTH: The Problematic Culture of the Legal Profession, by Karen Jackson

Karen Jackson is a senior solicitor and is Director of didlaw, a boutique employment law firm founded in 2008 and specialising in disability discrimination, mental health issues in the workplace and work-related stress. She is a fierce advocate for the rights of employees who suffer[…]

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