Month: May 2020

Whitney Williams

  Whitney Williams knows what it’s like to create space for herself and enter a room prepared to make things happen. A recent Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law graduate, she is about to start a job at her dream firm at Littler Mendelson P.C. after connecting with the firm at the 2019 Lavender Law® […]

Laura Maechtlen

From Music to Law  Before becoming a lawyer and vital member of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Laura Maechtlen began her career in music. At college, she studied violin performance and education, working hard to excel in an extremely competitive field. After completing college, she decided to retire from her music career and pursue something a little […]

Now Is The Time To Commit To Lasting Institutional Change

By M. Dru Levasseur, Deputy Program Officer of the National LGBT Bar As the COVID-19 pandemic rattles the world economy, several law firms have begun cutting support staff or vastly reducing their billable hours. These initial cuts may be a sign of what’s to come during a potential post-pandemic economic downturn and have far-reaching implications for […]