Diversity: Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

 



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Diversity at Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.


Creating and maintaining a diverse workplace is of paramount importance to Sills Cummis & Gross.  The Firm has always been an advocate of minority hiring practices and is involved in a number of minority hiring, retention and diversity initiatives.  The Firm’s Diversity Committee and Women’s Group focus on initiatives to enhance the culture of Sills Cummis & Gross and the quality of service to the Firm’s clients.  Sills Cummis & Gross also encourages its attorneys to actively participate in minority bar associations and local and national women’s groups. 

 

The Sills Cummis & Gross Diversity Committee provides an avenue to continue to promote diversity within the Firm as well as within the legal community at large.  The Committee hosts events aimed at increasing the dialog on diversity and providing insights and advice from experienced diverse attorneys.  The Committee also provides a mentor to each diverse attorney entering the Firm, in addition to the Firm’s other mentoring programs.  The Firm’s minority hiring, retention and diversity initiatives include participation in the New Jersey Law Firm Group, the Hispanic Bar Association Mentorship Program, the Asian Pacific Lawyers Association of New Jersey, the Rutgers Law School Minority Student Program, and the New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Project. 

 

The Sills Cummis & Gross Women’s Group is dedicated to promoting the professional and personal growth of women attorneys.  Recognizing that women face unique challenges, the Women’s Group provides a forum for meaningful discussion and learning.  The Group seeks to provide mentoring for our women attorneys, positioning them to lead us into the future at our Firm and in our communities.  The Group sponsors both internal programs as well as programs which includes attorneys from outside the Firm.  The Firm is a supporter of the National Association of Women Lawyers and the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association.