Yusuf Z. Zakir
Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Sessions covered by this speaker
Navigating Your Career When You Are One of the "Few" presented by Haynes and Boone, LLP
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About this Speaker
As the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer for Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Yusuf Zakir leads the firm's efforts to continue building a culture where all attorneys
and staff—including those traditionally underrepresented in the legal
profession—can have, and can see, a path to long-term success. He
collaborates with key stakeholders to develop and implement strategies,
programs, and initiatives to build a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive
Yusuf collaborates with DWT's practice groups and professional development
departments to scale and implement diversity, equity, and inclusion across the
organization, including by working with the firm's diversity structure to propel and
accelerate these efforts. He also partners with clients and external organizations
in order to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in the broader legal profession
and to cultivate an industry that recognizes intersectionality, empowers
authenticity, and nurtures belonging.
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