Associate Leadership Institute

2020 ALI

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

Title, Premier and Leadership Sponsors of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion have a limited number of complimentary seats, while Partner Sponsors receive discounted seats as part of their sponsorship benefits. The cost for non-sponsoring law firms will be $3,000.00 per associate.

Nominations will be open from February 21, 2024 – March 20, 2024.

If you have any questions about the Institute, please contact Mary Ellen LaRosa, Senior Diversity Coordinator, at


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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 the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, at