Rules & Ramifications: New York’s Diversity & Inclusion CLE Requirement

July 25, 2018 at 8:00am9:30am
Fox Rothschild LLP
Fox Rothschild LLP

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The New York State Bar Association has a new CLE requirement that became effective July 1: at least one credit hour must now be in the area of Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias (D&I).

Join Fox Labor & Employment Partner Glenn Grindlinger for a review of the rule and its potential influence on the practice of law.  


  • Current status of D&I in the law
  • Basis for the ABA’s resolution to encourage the adoption of a D&I CLE requirement
  • How a firm’s focus on D&I enhances its ability to serve a diverse population, given the changing business, judiciary and regulatory landscape
  • How D&I can enhance productivity and business development
  • How to make strides toward D&I through elimination of bias through recruiting, retention, work assignments and succession planning