Kimberly Leach Johnson mentioned in article "Gaveling the Glass Ceiling: Engaging Male Lawyers is Key to Lowering Barriers to Women’s Advancement in Law"
Below is an excerpt:
We’ve also noticed that clients and general counsel of corporations have started to pay real attention to the levels of diversity and inclusion on outside legal teams they hire. The hope is that this will start to drive change within the law firms themselves.
Indeed, within many law firms, we have seen a focus on coaching, mentoring and flexible working arrangements, all of which are valuable — but it is the influence from clients that would help push diversity forward. Our interview with Kimberly Leach Johnson, Chair of Quarles & Brady, features more discussion of the need for this client push.