Marlon is the Director of Talent & Diversity at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP. In that role, he helps lead and advance the ongoing development and implementation of the firm’s recruiting, professional development and diversity strategies. As a former litigator, Marlon brings strategic and innovative thinking to the areas of recruitment, professional development and diversity & inclusion.
Prior to joining Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg, he was the Director of Inclusion & Professional Development at Husch Blackwell LLP. Marlon previously practiced as a litigation attorney at Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago and at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York. He is an active member of the National Association for Law Placement, the Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals, and the Professional Development Consortium. He previously served as the Vice Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee of the ABA’s Law Practice Division and was appointed to the Law Practice Division’s Attorney Well-Being Committee.
Marlon holds a J.D. from the New York University School of Law, where he was Notes Development Editor for the New York University Law Review. He received his B.A. in Political Science from Yale University.
The pandemic and concurrent racial protests and race-based violence have had unique impacts on the well-being of attorneys from underrepresented groups. Marlon Lutfiyya, Director of Talent & Diversity at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP an...