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Month: July 2020

Thomas Rucker

When Thomas Rucker chose to attend the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, he knew that he would have to push himself to build his own networks and seek out his own opportunities. After seeking out the Lavender Law® Conference and Career Fair in 2016, Rucker landed his dream job as a summer […]

Emily Walpole

FROM THEATER TO MORGAN LEWIS  Emily Walpole grew up in rural North Carolina, where she held several professional theater jobs over the course of a decade, including acting, directing, and carpentry. Over time, Walpole realized that being on stage was less fulfilling than the problem-solving and behind-the-scenes aspect of the profession. She decided it was […]

End the Blood Ban

In light of the COVID-19 crisis, the FDA recently reduced the deferral period for “male [blood] donors who would have been deferred for having sex with another man and female donors who would have been deferred for having sex with a man who had sex with another man” from 12 months to 3 months. Yet […]