New Jersey Lawyer Magazine Publishes Article on Implicit Bias by Authors John L. Shahdanian II, Asaad Siddiqi and Valentina Scirica

June 21, 2023

Even Ruth Bader Ginsburg felt that unconscious bias was ‘one of the hardest things to get at,’ but attorneys John Shahdanian, Asaad Siddiqi, and Valentina Scirica emphasize why corporate employers must do just that if they expect their operations to have a bright future. Highlights from the authors’ New Jersey Lawyer feature article “Implicit Bias: Considerations for Employers to Avoid Liability Stemming From its Impact” include:

  • Defining implicit bias
  • Reviewing the precedent-setting criminal case State vs. Scott
  • Outlining how those principles impact employers
  • Exploring the need for bias audits of AI-based employment tools
  • Embracing practical steps to recognize and address implicit bias throughout the employment pipeline

To read the full article, click here.

This article was originally published in the June 2023/No. 342 issue of New Jersey Lawyer, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and is reprinted with permission.