Mercedes Meyer to Speak on a Panel for IPO’s Webinar “Introduction to the Myth of the Meritocracy in the Legal Profession”

Banner Witcoff attorney Mercedes Meyer will participate as a panelist in the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) webinar, titled “Introduction to the Myth of the Meritocracy in the Legal Profession,” on Thursday, November 3 from 1-2 pm ET.

During the webinar, panelists will discuss the basics of the myth of meritocracy and how it impacts the legal profession and its long-term D&I consequences. Traditional merit-based hiring practices exclude candidates that could not afford, or get admitted to, a top-tier law school or do not have the same backgrounds as decision-makers in law firms and corporate legal departments. The panel intends to provide practical steps to raise awareness of and address the myth of meritocracy.

You can learn more about this webinar, and register, by clicking here.

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