Biography

Renauld Clarke is Brown Rudnick's Director of Equity, Inclusion & Diversity. In this role, Renauld collaborates with the various departments of the Firm to develop and implement global strategies to recruit, retain and advance the careers of women, LGBT+ and diverse professionals at the Firm and in the legal profession generally. Renauld also assesses and monitors Firm policies and procedures that maintain an equitable and inclusive workplace.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Renauld was a Senior Manager for diversity and inclusion at a global law firm in New York where he worked for more than 5 years. He also worked as consultant and in-house counsel at The FutureWork Institute where he designed and facilitated inclusion-related workshops for law firms, corporations and municipal organizations. Renauld earned his J.D. and B.A. from Vanderbilt University.

Education

Vanderbilt University Law School – J.D., 2009
Vanderbilt University – B.A., 2005
Speaking Engagements
Moderator, How to Be an Effective Ally: Practical Tips for Advocating Across Difference, NYC Bar Association, April 2018
Panelist, Cultural Awareness and Generation X, Y and Me!, NALP Diversity Conference, June 2014
Presenter, LGBT Equality- Perspectives, Perceptions and Policies, NY SHRM D&I Leadership Conference, October 2013
Professional Affiliations
New York State Bar Association
New York City Bar Association
Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals
Awards and Honors
Recipient of 2010 Pro Bono Publico Award for service to The Legal Aid Society