Kori S.Carew, Esq.

Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer

Kori leads Seyfarth's efforts to expand the firm's culture of inclusion and to advance diversity within our partnership.


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Kori focuses on inclusive leadership development, cultural fluency, skill building to mitigate bias, and success strategies for professionals from underrepresented groups to innovate, integrate, and operationalize diversity, inclusion, and belonging into the business and practice of law at Seyfarth.

Kori is the firm's external liaison and ambassador on inclusion and diversity for Seyfarth, along with the firm's national Diversity and Inclusion Action Team (DIAT) co-chairs and firm chair and managing partner leading all efforts of national partnerships and client engagement on inclusion and diversity. She works closely with the firm's executive committee, practice department leaders, the national DIAT, and clients as well as office DIATs, the firm's affinity groups, and the Human Resources, Talent Development, Marketing and Business Development, and Recruiting departments.

Kori is an innovative, collaborative team-builder with success working with diverse personalities, backgrounds, training, education, and experience, and in situations with sensitive and political considerations.

  • JD, Drake University Law School

    Drake Journal of Agricultural Law
    Blackstone Inn of Court
    Author, "David and Goliath: Giving the People of the Niger-Delta a Smooth Pebble," Human Rights, Environmental Law and Redefining the Value of Life, 7 Drake J. of Agric. L. 493 (2002)
    Argued before United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on request of the Justice
    Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Best Oralist, Midwest region and finals round (2001)

  • BA, Westmar University
    Politics of Underdevelopment; minors in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • US Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • US District Court, District of Kansas
  • US District Court, Western District of Missouri