On Track - Trending Topics in Business and Law - by Haynes and Boone, LLP

Bias and Discrimination in the U.S. During Times of Crisis

April 23, 2020 Haynes and Boone, LLP
On Track - Trending Topics in Business and Law - by Haynes and Boone, LLP
Bias and Discrimination in the U.S. During Times of Crisis
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On Track - Trending Topics in Business and Law - by Haynes and Boone, LLP
Bias and Discrimination in the U.S. During Times of Crisis
Apr 23, 2020
Haynes and Boone, LLP

A disturbing consequence during times of national emergency is the rapid rise in incidents of direct and implied bias bringing with it the potential for tragic results. Currently, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian-American and other minority communities are subject to alarming levels of bias. Our panelists share their real world experiences and examine the anecdotal, historical and workplace implications of bias during a time of national emergency.

Introduction

Jennifer Reddien
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Moderator

Albert Tan
Partner, Board Director and Co-Chair - Fund Finance Practice 
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Speakers

James Han                         
Principal Real Estate Counsel
Whole Foods

Sufyan Sohel
Deputy Director and Counsel
CAIR-Chicago

Sandra Yamate   
Chief Executive Officer
The Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession – IILP

Tamara Devitt
Partner
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Show Notes

A disturbing consequence during times of national emergency is the rapid rise in incidents of direct and implied bias bringing with it the potential for tragic results. Currently, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian-American and other minority communities are subject to alarming levels of bias. Our panelists share their real world experiences and examine the anecdotal, historical and workplace implications of bias during a time of national emergency.

Introduction

Jennifer Reddien
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Moderator

Albert Tan
Partner, Board Director and Co-Chair - Fund Finance Practice 
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Speakers

James Han                         
Principal Real Estate Counsel
Whole Foods

Sufyan Sohel
Deputy Director and Counsel
CAIR-Chicago

Sandra Yamate   
Chief Executive Officer
The Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession – IILP

Tamara Devitt
Partner
Haynes and Boone, LLP