017 Diversity and Inclusion- Part 1 of a 3 Part Series

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In this episode, Christina Martini discusses:

  • The current state of diversity and inclusion in the law
  • What does D&I mean in the context of today’s legal environment
  • Where are we with diversity in law firms and legal departments
  • Our successes and failures with diversity and inclusion

Key Takeaways:

  • Emotional intelligence is a critical component of developing a successful diversity and inclusion strategy
  • There need to be open discussions about D&I successes and failures
  • Everyone must understand, support and empathize with one another to have D&I programs that work
  • Continued support, mentoring, guidance and leadership development training is essential to ensure continued success in D&I and beyond

“Honesty, humility and integrity help ensure that diversity-related communications are sent, received and valued.” —  Christina Martini

 

 

Connect with Christina Martini:

Twitter: @TinaMartini10

Website: www.paradigmshiftshow.com

DLA Piper: https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/people/m/martini-christina-l/

LinkedIn: Christina Martini

Email: christinamartini.paradigmshift@gmail.com

 

Show notes by Podcastologist: Britnie Leverett

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About the author, Christina Martini

For nearly 25 years, Christina (Tina) Martini has been a practicing attorney at the global law firm DLA Piper (and its legacy firms Rudnick & Wolfe and Piper Rudnick). Tina is a partner at DLA Piper and focuses her practice on domestic and international trademark and copyright law, as well as domain name, Internet, social media, advertising and unfair competition law.

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