Professional Development in a Pandemic: The Impact of COVID-19, Civil Unrest, and Economic Crisis

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 62 minutes
Recorded Date: April 20, 2021
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  • Introduction and Methodology
  • Overview
  • The Good
  • The Bad
  • Anti-Racism and DEI Efforts
  • The Road Ahead
  • Innovations and Best Practices
Runtime: 1 hour, 2 minutes
Recorded: April 20, 2021


Join this program to learn how leading US firms' Professional Development and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts were affected by the pandemic, civil unrest and the economic downturn. Our experts will provide insights via the empiric data and narrative responses of participating firm that will enable you to benchmark your own firms' efforts against national, size, and regional cohorts.

This program was recorded on April 20th, 2021.

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American Bar Association


Angelique Magliulo-Hager

Director, Diverse Talent & Training
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

As Orrick’s Director of Diverse Talent & Firmwide Training, Angelique works closely with firm leadership and our affinity groups to drive training and coaching programs and support diverse talent.

Jennifer C. Mandery

Vice President, Research
NALP Foundation

Jennifer Joined the NALP Foundation Team in August 2011

As Vice President for Research, Jennifer Mandery provides expert leadership on the methodological, data and analytical aspects of the Foundation’s research projects and expertly transforms data into critical insights and delivers actionable and strategic guidance.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Jennifer served as a Consultant and Senior Research Analyst for Thomson Reuters where she conducted research within the legal industry and consumer markets. She has co-authored multiple research study publications and industry articles, and frequently presents on the Foundation’s behalf to managing partners, hiring partners, chief talent officers, law school deans, faculty and legal administrators on a variety of legal industry topics.

Jennifer received her BBA from the University of North Dakota and completed additional coursework in advanced and applied research. She serves as an authority on multiple quantitative and qualitative research techniques.

Skip Horne

Vice President, Engagement
NALP Foundation

I bring extensive experience in international higher education administration in admissions and financial aid, student affairs, career services, alumni relations, development and diversity outreach, complemented by private sector recruiting, diversity and inclusion, publications and marketing expertise.

I am a respected leader within the legal profession, including terms as President of the National Association for Law Placement and President of the National LGBT Bar Foundation. I have enjoyed teaching public speaking and managerial communications on both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

My specialties include: student services, career advising, academic affairs, fundraising, relationship-building, working with international students, law firm recruiting, diversity, marketing and communications, public speaking.

Fiona Trevelyan Hornblower

President & CEO
NALP Foundation

Fiona Trevelyan Hornblower is the new president and chief executive officer of the National Association for Law Placement Foundation for Law Career Research and Education. She is former assistant dean for career development and public service at Boston University School of Law.

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