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Sage Career Advice for Attorneys of Color from CLP Executive Director, Derek Davis

Monday, April 30, 2018

In the first of a two part interview with Thomson Reuters in their Next Gen Leadership: Advancing Lawyers of Color Initiative, CLP’s Executive Director Derek Davis provided sage wisdom to attorneys of color, pulling from his decades of experience in the legal profession. Davis reflects on his law school and early career experiences and the opportunities that were – and were not – available to him and how that shaped the trajectory of his career. He encourages aspiring attorneys to “risk more, dream bigger, and expect more” and that there is never a substitute for doing excellent work as a foundation to your career.

You can read the entirety of Part 1 of this interview here and stay tuned for Part 2.