Associate Leadership Institute

The City Bar is pleased to announce its second annual Associate Leadership Institute, a six-part series of high-level development training for mid-level and senior associates at our signatory firms, which includes keynote speakers, intensive training modules, and networking opportunities.

2018 Series Information

2018 Series Curriculum

2018 Faculty Directory

2018 Participant Directory

2018 Photo Gallery

 2018 Participating Law Firms

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Baker Hostetler LLP
Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP
Davis & Gilbert LLP
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Dechert LLP
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Epstein Becker and Green PC
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC
Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
McGuireWoods LLP
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
MoloLamken LLP
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP
Reed Smith LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
White & Case LLP
Winston & Strawn LLP

2017 Series Information

2017 Series Curriculum

2017 Faculty Directory

2017 Participant Directory

2017 Photo Gallery


"Associate Leadership Institute Fellows Dinner with Carla Harris" Spring/Summer 2018 (44th Street Notes)

"NYC Bar Diversity Leadership Program Puts Associates at the Helm" April 27, 2017 (Bloomberg BNA)

"Office for Diversity and Inclusion Launches Associate Leadership Institute" Spring/Summer 2017 (44th Street Notes)



Premier and Leadership Sponsors of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion have a limited number of complimentary and discounted seats available as part of their sponsorship benefits. The cost for additional associates and non-sponsor associates will be $2,000.

Call for Faculty & Volunteer Attorneys

If you are interested in serving as faculty, please complete the Faculty Call for Proposals at the following link:

To sign up as a volunteer attorney, please use the following link:

For more information about the Institute, or any questions can be directed to Bijal Shah, Manager, Office for Diversity and Inclusion, at or (212) 382-6773.