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In Remembrance: Urvashi Vaid

June 13, 2022

In honor of Pride Month, we’re remembering attorney, author and champion of LGBTQ+ rights Urvashi Vaid, who died last month following a career dedicated to fighting for equality.

The impact of Vaid’s pioneering work extends from the AIDS era to gay rights and the civil rights movement. As The New York Times explained: “Long before the...

Page 2’s Monica Stabile on Working With Kittens

June 6, 2022

Most of our clients know Monica Stabile from her service as an account executive. But she keeps busy outside work too, as a volunteer for several animal welfare groups.

I volunteer at The Anti-Cruelty Society, the largest animal shelter in Illinois, where I train other volunteers on how to socialize kittens to help them develop into friendly and confident...

Hands-Off Training

June 1, 2022

Key Takeaways:

  • Remote and hybrid work models are here to stay. Traditional in-person modes of mentorship and professional development aren’t sustainable.
  • Instead of relying on serendipitous “teachable moments,” senior partners and firm leaders should make younger lawyers’ on-the-job training more formal, with defined goals and schedules.
  • When it comes to training and other important workplace communication, hybrid environments work best when everyone...

The Chicago Connection to the War Relocation Authority

May 20, 2022

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’re sharing the often-overlooked story of how many Japanese Americans settled in the Chicago community.

This story begins in a dark and painful chapter in American history. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the federal government established a new department called the War Relocation Authority. This federal agency was created to oversee the internment of