Statement of Values
A diversity statement or statement of values provides a foundation for a firm or organization’s core values concerning diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The links below contain examples for use in crafting your own firm’s or organization’s statement.
Nelson Mullins Diversity Statement
DLA Piper Diversity and Inclusion
Alexander Holburn - Diversity and Inclusion Vision
Butler Snow - Inclusivity
Butler Snow - Diversity and Inclusivity Information
Porter Hedges - Diversity and Inclusion
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP - A Commitment to Workplace Inclusion & Diversity
Vinson & Elkins - Committed to Equality
Goldberg Segalla - Diversity
Robinson Bradshaw - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Faegre Drinker - Diversity and Inclusion: How We Move Forward
Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP - Diversity
Squire Patton Boggs - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement
Policies and Assessments
These links provide information to help your firm or organization create a plan for fostering diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
View Ohio State Bar Association's self-check resources on race, privilege, allyship, and more.
NALP 2020 REPORT ON DIVERSITY IN U.S. LAW FIRMS
This report includes data on diversity numbers in law firms and is a great comparison tool.
VAULT/MCCA LAW FIRM DIVERSITY DATABASE
This site shares benchmarking information about diversity programs at more than 200 law firms.
STRATEGIC PLANNING GUIDE - AN INCLUSION ROADMAP FOR PRACTICE GROUPS
This inclusion guide for practice groups will help you assess your practice group's current inclusion efforts.
STRATEGIC PLANNING GUIDE - AN INCLUSION ROADMAP FOR FIRM LEADERSHIP
This inclusion guide will help a firm assess their current inclusion efforts and what additional actions they should employ.
The following links provide additional examples of success through the adoption of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging initiatives.
Example Diversity and Inclusion - Lateral Partner On-Boarding PowerPoint
Example Community Investment and Inclusion Document - By the Numbers