February 26, 2013 Articles

Improving Diversity: Where Do I Begin?

By Rudy Perrino

I have been involved in ABA Section of Litigation leadership for almost six years. Over that time, I have made great friends and colleagues through my connection with the Section and have been involved in a number of activities within the Section that have directly enhanced my practice. Needless to say, I have found my involvement in leadership to be a valuable, if not indispensable, endeavor in my career. And so, it was with great enthusiasm that I took on this year—having completed my three-year commitment as a cochair of the Mass Torts Committee—the role of cochair of the committee’s Membership and Diversity Subcommittee. After all, for three years as cochair of the committee, I was constantly flummoxed by the demands of the Section to “increase our diversity.”

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