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018 Diversity and Inclusion with Jason Brown- Part 2 of a 3 Part Series

In this episode, Christina Martini and Jason Brown discuss:

  • Lessons learned and helpful anecdotes for effectively recruiting diverse talent
  • Biggest misconceptions regarding diversity and inclusion that should be understood and recognized
  • How the diversity and inclusion landscape and conversation changed over the years 
  • How companies that are looking to hire outside counsel weigh diversity when hiring law firms


Key Takeaways:

  • Don’t turn things down especially if it’s a growth opportunity 
  • Understand the true value of diversity
  • By understanding diversity and inclusion, we allow for individuality and diversity while also promoting a better workplace 
  • The evolution of the diversity conversation from tolerance to inclusion and beyond


“You have to strike while the iron is hot.” —  Jason L. Brown


About Jason L. Brown: 

Dynamic Senior Executive with a highly diversified practice. Experience includes substantive legal expertise and leadership within consumer products industry in the areas of litigation, advertising/marketing, real estate and contracts. Reputation for strong client service orientation. Exceptional communication skills in both written and oral presentations. Recognized by business colleagues as the “go to” person for tackling complex problems and providing actionable legal advice based on solid understanding of company objectives. Established track record for identifying best practices to enhance organizational efficiency. Strong leader with ability to motivate teams and develop talent. 


Connect with Jason L. Brown:


Twitter:  @jbrownesq




Connect with Christina Martini:


Twitter: @TinaMartini10


DLA Piper:

LinkedIn: Christina Martini





Show notes by Podcastologist: Britnie Leverett


Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You’re the expert. Your podcast will prove it. 

About the author, Christina Martini

For nearly 25 years, Christina (Tina) Martini has been an intellectual property attorney practicing in BigLaw. Tina is a partner at the law firm McDermott Will & Emery 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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