Diversity: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

 



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Diversity at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP


Diversity

Sutherland's emphasis on diversity is reflected in numerous ways throughout the firm, such as the manner in which we recruit lawyers and other employees, our work-life policies and our professional service efforts. We have been recognized for our achievements in diversity.  More importantly, we understand the significant role a diverse community plays in the firm's growth and development.

OUR AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

Sutherland continues to be recognized for its efforts to promote diversity in the workplace and in the legal profession. In 2010 we were named a “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality,” having earned a perfect 100 score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, and we also were ranked a Top 20 Firm for Diversity for Minorities by Vault. In addition, MultiCultural Law magazine named us a Top 25 Firm for African Americans, a Top 100 Firm for Women and a Top 100 Firm for Diversity.

OUR COMMITMENT

Sutherland is committed to promoting diversity within the firm and in the legal profession.  We believe that diverse skills, knowledge and viewpoints make us a stronger, more productive law firm.  We hire and promote qualified lawyers and other professionals regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation.  We at Sutherland understand that diversity enhances our value to clients by allowing us to staff our client teams with professionals who possess broad experiences and a spectrum of perspectives. 

Sutherland has a 34-member cross-office Diversity Committee with responsibility for supporting and enhancing our firm culture.  Our committee has helped coordinate and lead a number of efforts to advance diversity within our firm and the community.  Affinity groups at Sutherland serve as support networks for attorneys of color; women lawyers; and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender attorneys.

We are committed to working with our clients as they pursue the common goal of a professional workplace where opportunity is available to all.