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
Daily Journal quotes Gary Lafayette in an article investigating the challenges facing minority attorneys: Even after finishing law school, minority students are far less likely than their white counterparts to pass the California bar exam on their first try. Then, even if they are hired at a large firm, the work environment they enter can
Daily Journal quotes Gary Lafayette in an article examining affirmative action’s impact on the legal profession: Eric Brooks may represent the enduring image of this country’s latest struggle over race, education and the law. Brooks is the sole black student newly enrolled at Boalt Hall School of Law last year. He found himself in what