(June 24, 2020, Washington, DC) — Steptoe & Johnson LLP is pleased to announce that it has joined the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance (LFAA) to support racial justice efforts and organizations. The purpose of the LFAA is to leverage the resources of the private bar in partnership with legal services organizations to amplify the voices of communities and individuals oppressed by racism, to better use the law as a vehicle for change that benefits communities of color, and to promote racial equity in the law.
The LFAA will facilitate the coordination of its member firms to best enable legal services organizations and the LFAA to create large-scale, coordinated pro bono projects that are both immediate and long-term in scope. Member firms will dedicate substantial pro bono resources to initiatives that address systemic racism.
Read more on the LFAA in The American Lawyer (subscription required).
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