Gary Lafayette is featured as a “Leading Law Firm Rainmaker” in Diversity & The Bar magazine: For Diversity & The Bar’s fourth rainmaker feature, sixteen partners share their formula for success… As in previous years, these rainmakers were selected from a pool of nominees suggested by leading firms from across the country. Each attorney maintains
Susan Kumagai authors article regarding the firm’s incredible summary judgment motion success rate for the NAMWOLF newsletter.
Lafayette & Kumagai featured in GC California magazine column “Diversity in a Dire Economy.”
The Recorder features Lafayette & Kumagai in article on reaching out to summer associates.
WASHINGTON — Coming soon to the Supreme Court: a rare appearance by a black lawyer. More than a year has passed since a black lawyer in private practice stood at the lectern in the elegant courtroom and spoke the traditional opening line, “Mr. Chief Justice and may it please the court.” Drew Days III, solicitor
Daily Journal features Lafayette & Kumagai in article studying minority-owned law firms.
Susan Kumagai and Gary Lafayette featured on frontpage of Daily Journal article, “BASF Reviews Diversity Goals.”
ABA Journal interviews Gary Lafayette and Susan Kumagai for article, “Distinction with a Difference,” exploring the strategies of noteworthy minority and female attorneys.
Daily Journal quotes Gary Lafayette in an article examining the impact of Prop. 209 on minority-owned law firms: “Each firm’s story is as varied as there are people out there,” says Gary Lafayette of Lafayette & Kumagai, a nine-attorney San Francisco minority firm that is the second incarnation of a firm Lafayette founded that merged
Daily Journal quotes Gary Lafayette in an article examining the success of some minority-owned firms: Gary Lafayette, an African-American partner at San Francisco’s Lafayette, Kumagai & Clarke, also knows rain can happen when you least expect it. Lafayette got his first client, the Southland Corp, while visiting family in Dallas. One night he and his