The Future of DEI

Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom

Join Lewis Rice Member and Firm DEI Chair Ronald A. Norwood, who will participate as a panelist at a CLE event discussing "The Future of DEI." This presentation is co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society (ACS) and the Federalist Society (FedSoc) at Washington University in St. Louis. This panel will also feature Jonathan Berry, Pauline Kim, and Devon Westhill, who, along with Ron, will discuss the evolving landscape of DEI in the legal profession, with a particular focus on the Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard case.

To RSVP for this event, click under "Resources" below. 1.5 CLE hours will be awarded to attendees. Reception to follow in the courtyard.

Ron has served as Chair of the Lewis Rice’s DEI Committee for nearly a decade. Throughout his 35-year legal career, Ron has acted as a trial attorney and appellate attorney in state and federal litigation matters throughout the United States, with primary concentrations in Missouri and Illinois, defending class action litigation, and representing manufacturers in product liability litigation, health insurers and health care providers in health care litigation disputes, and governmental and quasi-governmental entities.

Ron has served as an adjunct professor at Washington University and served as Chairman of the Harris-Stowe State University Board of Regents, Board Vice-President of the Heartland St. Louis Black Chamber of Commerce, Board Vice-President of the College Bound program, and currently serves on the Sherwood Forest Board, chairing its DEI Committee.