Professor Chris Goodman Quoted in "A Firm With Giant Plans" -- Los Angeles Business Journal
Professor Chris Chambers Goodman is quoted in the Los Angeles Business Journal article, "A Firm With Giant Plans." Professor Goodman provides insight on a local law firm's plan to expand to create the nation's first Black-owned institutional law firm.
Excerpt from "A Firm With Giant Plans"
Now could be an especially ripe time for a firm like Sanders Roberts to take these steps — and try to become an institutional brand —according to Christine Chambers Goodman, a professor at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law.
In today’s climate, there is an urgency to elevate Black voices and patronize Black-owned businesses. Many institutions, including law firms, have publicly adopted initiatives and pledges to do so.
“It’s something there is a definite hunger for,” she said. “That will be attractive to corporate lawyers or general counsels looking to hire an outside firm. That will be a great marketing tool for this firm, that you get this firm and you know the majority of the lawyers will be diverse.”
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