Balch & Bingham Releases 2016 Diversity Report
Balch & Bingham released its annual diversity report highlighting the firm’s commitment to diversity and inclusion initiatives. The annual report reflects on the progress achieved in 2016, and includes stories about career development and promoting equality and inclusion through speaking engagements and community and firm-hosted events. “Focusing on diversity helps encourage us to share cultural experiences and build new connections. Our 2016 Diversity Report highlights these efforts that are embraced by our attorneys and staff. I truly look forward to our continued progress in 2017 to increase diversity in our profession,” said Doug Kauffman, diversity committee chair. The firm’s Diversity Committee focuses its efforts on programming initiatives that align with its mission to maintain a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. Efforts are focused on hiring, retaining and advancing attorneys and staff, maintaining leadership throughout our community and industry, and supporting diversity and inclusion initiatives that are dedicated to increasing diversity in the legal profession.