Partner Doreen Lilienfeld (New York-Compensation, Governance & ERISA), Global Head of the Governance & Advisory Group), was quoted by Thomson Reuters’ Legal Executive Institute about recent developments underscoring the importance of D&I in business environments. Doreen co-chaired the Strength in Numbers conference and served as a key speaker, where she outlined the following reasons for increased deference to diversity:
As the global head of the Governance & Advisory Group at Shearman & Sterling, Doreen is intimately familiar with the changing corporate landscape as it relates to compensation and governance. Drawing upon this knowledge, she provided two examples of the growing emphasis on inclusion:
Lilienfeld’s highlights of these discussion topics continue to inform and remind employers just how important diversity and inclusion is.