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Diversity & Inclusion

Service to the Bar

The firm supports its attorneys' participation, membership and leadership in a variety of bar associations that are committed to diversity in the legal profession. Our attorneys are members of the following organizations:
  • Arab American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Forum on Communications Law Section, Women in Communications Law Committee
  • D. Augustus Straker Bar Association
  • Mexican Bar Association
  • Michigan Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Michigan Muslim Bar Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • National Lesbian and Gay Law Association
  • National Native American Bar Association
  • South Asian Bar Association of Michigan 
  • Wolverine Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

Not only are our attorneys members and sponsors of these bar associations, several of our attorneys are leaders in these associations:

American Bar Association. One of our attorneys is a member of the American Bar Association Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section's Diversity Committee. One of our attorneys has attended the ABA Commission on Women In The Profession/Women In Law Leadership Academy. One of our attorneys is Outreach Coordinator, Labor and Employment Section of the American Bar Association, Law School Diversity Outreach Program. As a part of this program, attorneys from the firm visit local law schools to teach law students about their area of practice and encourage female and minority students to practice labor and employment law and to join the Labor and Employment Section of the American Bar Association.

American College of Trial Lawyers. One of our senior litigators serves in a leadership role on the Michigan chapter's Diversity Committee.

International Bar Association. One of our attorneys was Co-Chair of the International Bar Association Second World Women Lawyers' Conference.

Lex Mundi. Many of our attorneys have held leadership roles and been awarded recognition by this international association of law firms. 

Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Board of Barristers.  Our attorneys are on the Board of Directors of this association.  This Board focuses on diversity and community service.  One of these attorneys serves as the Chair of Law Day which introduces urban high school students to the legal profession. 

Oakland County Women's Bar Association. One of our attorneys is on the Advisory Committee to the Oakland County Women's Bar Association.