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Mar. 1, 2019

Reed Smith co-hosts diversity event for Mansfield Rule

Reed Smith, Major, Lindsey & Africa and the Diversity Lab co-hosted an event on Feb. 7 celebrating law firms who achieved Mansfield Rule certified status.

From left: Event speakers Ed T. Goines, SVP, general counsel & government affairs at Seattle Seahawks; Caren Ulrich Stacy, CEO at Diversity Lab; Su Suh, chief of staff at Intel Corp.'s legal department; Merle Vaughn, senior lateral partner recruiter at Major, Lindsey & Africa; and John M. Iino, chief diversity officer and partner at Reed Smith.

Reed Smith partnered with Major, Lindsey & Africa LLC and the Diversity Lab to co-host a Feb. 7 event celebrating law firms who achieved Mansfield Rule certified status. The metric measures the diversity of the pool from which law firms actively consider candidates for open leadership and governance roles. Held at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles, the event drew more than 220 guests. Reed Smith is one of 27 firms in the country to achieve Mansfield Certified Plus status in 2018.

-Dan Heching


Dan Heching

Daily Journal Staff Writer

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