“The year I had to decide whether or not to proceed with the equity membership track at my firm was one of the most difficult years of my life.”

BPJ Member Melisa Moore shares what it’s like to be one of the “faithful few,” an African-American female partner in a majority-owned law firm. As she says, “For nearly five years, there have only been three in Memphis, including myself. We have to get to the root of these statistics in order to change the narrative locally and nationally.”

Don’t miss her story in the Summer 2022 edition of Memphis Lawyer.