Al Dandridge Featured in Diversity Executive Magazine ArticleOn December 7, 2012 by Schnader in Diversity
In the December 7, 2012, edition of Diversity Executive Magazine, Schnader partner and Chief Diversity Officer Albert S. Dandridge, III, was featured in the article “Building Diversity From the Ground Up.” Mr. Dandridge explained the planning process involved in creating a diversity task force, which recommended ways the firm could improve its existing diversity initiatives. He discussed how the task force decided to focus on four areas: culture and environment; vision and leadership; recruitment; and retention and advancement. The first two being directed to the firm as a whole and the last two toward attorneys specifically.
Mr. Dandridge went on the spotlight how crucial collaboration is to the success of diversity initiatives and how he – along with the diversity committee, composed of representatives from all offices in the firm – sought buy-in from every member of the firm.