The legal profession has long struggled to hire and retain lawyers with disabilities. During this discussion, lawyers with disabilities will share disability etiquette and their thoughts on successful disability hiring initiatives that have paved the way for increasing disability inclusion across firms and corporations. This discussion is for any attorney or hiring manager looking to increase diversity in their business, learn more about disability rights and realities, and/or discovered best practices when interacting with an individual who may have a disability.
Moderator: Chad Jerdee, Disability:IN Board Chair and former General Counsel, Accenture
- Kevin Fritz, Attorney & Co-Chair, All Abilities Affinity Group, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
- Beth Kolbe Hardcastle, Senior Associate, Sidley Austin
- Jessica Rafuse, Director, Accessibility Strategic Partnerships & Policy, Microsoft
- Michael Sabella, Senior Associate, BakerHostetler