San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association
A Case of Diversity Mismanaged Lessons from The Good Black: A True Story of Race in America by Paul M. Barrett with Duane L. Hughes, Managing Director of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
"Larry Mungin spent his life preparing to succeed in the white world. He looked away from racial inequality and hostility, believing he'd make it if he worked hard and played by the rules. He rose from a Queens housing project to Harvard Law School, and went on to practice law at major corporate firms. But just at the point when he thought he'd make it, when he should have been considered for partnership, he sued his employer for racial discrimination. The firm claimed it went out of its way to help Larry because of his race, while Larry thought he'd been treated unfairly. Was Larry a victim of racial discrimination, or just another victim of the typical dog-eat-dog corporate law culture? A thought-provoking courtroom drama with the fast pace of a commercial novel, The Good Black asks readers to rethink their ideas about race and is a fascinating look at the inner workings of the legal profession." (Amazon.com)
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A small networking reception will follow the presentation. We thank Proskauer Rose LLP for their generosity in hosting this event.
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Metropolitan Black Bar Association