Supporting Neurodiverse Employees on In-House Legal Teams

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Workplace DEI efforts often fall short when it comes to neurodiversity. With 15-20% of the population exhibiting some form of neurodiversity, companies and legal teams often fail to support these team members and neurodiverse employees often remain underemployed and underutilized.  

At a time when legal teams are being asked to do more with less, neurodiverse employees provide a unique perspective. It’s likely that legal teams already have neurodiverse employees on their payroll—now is the time to leverage these leaders who think differently.

In this session, you'll hear Krysta Johnson, autistic Head of Legal operations at Lexion, and Nicole Parreno, Legal Contracts Manager with ADD/ASD, describe their experiences in the workplace.

Key Takeaways:

  • What neurodiversity might look like at work
  • The benefits of neurodiverse employees in the legal field
  • How to foster and maintain an accessible environment for all