At the virtual Sports Lawyers Association Annual Conference titled “Sports Lawyers Association 2.0: Innovation During a Time of Change,” Ropes & Gray hosted the session Diversity, Equality & Inclusion – The Changing Landscape of Sports on May 19, with remarks presented by sports law senior counsel Dennis Coleman (Boston).
Dennis said that members of the sports industry have played an important role in the efforts to right inequality wrongs by using their voices to both draw attention to injustices and to push for change.
He noted that Ropes & Gray has established a Racial Equity & Inclusion Task Force to identify and dismantle bias and racism in the work place and support the firm’s diverse attorneys and staff members.
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