Associate Leadership Institute


Nominations are now open for the 2019 Associate Leadership Institute! 

The City Bar is pleased to announce its third annual Associate Leadership Institute, an ABA award-winning series of high-level development trainings for mid-level and senior associates at our signatory firms, which includes keynote speakers, intensive training modules, and networking opportunities.


The nomination form deadline is January 7, 2019, and the form is available here: 

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.

2019 Series Information

Preliminary 2019 Institute Curriculum


2018 Institute Information

2018 Institute Curriculum

2018 Faculty Directory

2018 Participant Directory

2018 Photo Gallery


2017 Institute Information

2017 Institute Curriculum

2017 Faculty Directory

2017 Participant Directory

2017 Photo Gallery


"Retaining Attorneys of Color: A Deep Dive View into Sponsorship & Mentorship" August 16, 2018 (Thomson Reuters)

"Associate Leadership Institute Selected for 2018 ABA Partnership Awards" July 13, 2018 (44th Street Blog)

"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)


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.