Diversity Initiatives

Barnes & Thornburg seeks to build a more diverse workplace and to create an environment of inclusion through various diversity initiatives, including:

  • The firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, which includes attorneys from all offices, regularly advises firm management on diversity issues, provides career development coaching for women and minorities, develops flexible work options for legal professionals, and serves as a liaison among personnel functions, the recruiting committee and firm management
  • A system of training and education that focuses on effectively managing and leveraging diversity
  • Internal networking groups
  • Diversity platforms for recruitment and retention, mentoring, and professional development programs
  • Participating in targeted recruiting programs
  • Firm support of diversity-related organizations and events