Krystal Commons Speaks on Panel at LegalDiversity & Talent Management Forum

February 2018

Williams & Connolly associate Krystal Commons spoke at the LegalDiversity & Talent Management Forum during ALM’s Legalweek New York, held January 31 through February 1, 2018.  Krystal participated on the panel “The Training Debate:  The Best Way to Tackle Blind Spots & Resistance to Change,” which discussed issues like unconscious bias, overlooking substance abuse, disbelief in changing market realities and resistance to new technologies. The panelists also discussed different ways that training can be used to deal with these issues and move forward more united and open minded. Other panelists included: 

  • Paul Lancaster Adams, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins
  • Gabrielle Lyse Brown, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, New York City Bar Association
  • Sallie Daniel, Chief Development & Diversity Officer, Troutman Sanders LLP
  • Andrew Fossett, Senior Vice President & Head, Corporate Legal Affairs, NBC Universal
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