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Biglaw’s ‘Only’ Openly Nonbinary Partner Speaks Out


When I got here out, I used to be not conscious of another nonbinary attorneys in Biglaw. After the article got here out, I acquired some responses from different nonbinary attorneys in Biglaw saying, “Hey, yeah, we do exist.”

I, to my information, am nonetheless the one nonbinary associate on the market in Biglaw, however there are actually a handful of us who’re out and talking as much as be counted in Biglaw. We are on the market.

Rafael M. Langer-Osuna, a litigation associate at Squire Patton Boggs, commenting on their experience in finding more nonbinary Biglaw attorneys since they publicly came out final summer time. Langer-Osuna makes use of they/them pronouns, and says the response from their agency has been “overwhelmingly positive.”

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