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The Next Gen Leadership: Advancing Lawyers of Color white paper provides insights from attorneys on how legal employers can help create opportunities for lawyers of color across the industry.

The white paper involved interviews with 23 attorneys of color across generations, ethnicities, geographic locations, and segments of the industry.

During these discussions, attorneys of color shared their insights and experiences.

Gary Zhao is a partner in SmithAmundsen LLC’s commercial litigation group and was previously a co-chair of SmithAmundsen’s diversity committee. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), is a past president of the Chinese American Bar Association and is the incoming President of the Asian American Bar Association of Greater Chicago.

Gary talks about his experience as an attorney of color, and shares best practices for legal employers drawn from his experience.

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