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A 2022 study from the American Bar Foundation and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association notes that, while Asian American attorneys are the largest minority group at law firms, they have the lowest partner-to-associate ratio and the highest attrition rate.

“This is alarming,” said Sang Yup Lee, President of the Asian American Bar Association of Greater Chicago. “As the study notes, major obstacles to career advancement include a lack of formal leadership training programs, inadequate access to mentors and contacts, and a lack of recognition for their work.”

There has been much discussion nationally about the underrepresentation
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