Lydia Kelley was quoted in the February issue of the Chicago Lawyer in an article concerning the challenges law firms face retaining women and minorities. Ms. Kelley explains the benefits a diverse team gives a law firm. "I'm working on a large transaction right now where this is the case. Clients have said that when you have a bet-the-company case, or a huge transaction, particularly in litigation matters, where you may be dealing with a jury, you want to have different perspectives. Let's see what a women attorney has to say, or a minority attorney may come up with – a different angle, different life experiences, different backgrounds, different thought processes," Ms. Kelley said.