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Danielle Banks Joins ACC WITH to Discuss Recognizing and Rooting Out Implicit Bias

September 14, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Partner Danielle Banks served as a presenter during the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Women-In-The-House (WITH) and Information Governance Networks online course, titled, “Implicit Bias - The Silent Interrupter: Tips For Recognizing and Rooting Out Implicit Bias” on Sept. 14. Banks discussed how to identify implicit bias and provided resources to train staff.

The ACC WITH Network seeks to foster the professional development of women as in-house counsel, support and engage women in their professional roles, and champion full and equal recognition of women in the legal profession all over the globe.

Banks is a partner in Stradley Ronon’s employment and labor group and a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee. She devotes a significant amount of her practice to defending businesses, universities and governmental entities against employment discrimination claims. Banks also regularly counsels clients on issues of race, diversity and inclusion. Banks served as co-President of the Board of Directors of the Phila. Diversity Law Group, and currently serves as a member of that Board. She received the Albert S. Dandridge, III Diversity Award from the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Business Law Section. Banks was recognized by the National Diversity Council with their coveted Most Powerful & Influential Women award and was named by The Legal Intelligencer as a Diverse Attorney of the Year. She also received the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia J. Austin Norris Award, which celebrates attorneys who commit to advancing black professionals in the Philadelphia legal community.

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