Leslie Minier, the firm’s Chief Diversity Officer, was featured in an article in Savoy Professional magazine on Katten’s diversity initiatives. In the article, Ms. Minier explains that in an effort to maintain a successful diversity program, the firm has appointed partners responsible for ensuring that diverse attorneys are given the opportunity to succeed. “These appointments have encouraged all firm partners to become more involved in improving diversity at the firm, helping to address the issue of retaining our diverse talent and enhancing the professional development opportunities of our minority attorneys,” Ms. Minier says. (“Giving Diverse Attorneys an Opportunity to Succeed,” Summer 2009)