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May 21, 2019

Bob Heary Discusses Diversity and Inclusion With Buffalo Law Journal

Bob Heary, Diversity Partner Committee partner at large, was recently interviewed by Buffalo Law Journal for its article “Buffalo Law Firms Aim to Make Inclusion Commonplace.”

“About 10 years ago, a committee comprised of partners at what is now Barclay Damon LLP started to examine what the firm could do internally and externally to build on efforts, partner Robert Heary said.

Now there’s a quarterly newsletter devoted to a topic in the D&I realm that’s used to educate attorneys and staff. There also are lunch-and-learn discussions that feature an expert for added perspective, Heary said.

“We’ve learned over the years (that D&I is) something that requires continual focus,” he said. “You need to have leadership. And by that I mean the highest levels of leadership ... be supportive. ... We have very strong support in our leadership.”

Read the full article here.

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