Diversity: Equal opportunity policy

We demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the recruitment, retention and promotion of women and minority lawyers through its employment teams, recruiting teams and various committee initiatives.

In this regard, it is our policy to:

  • recruit, hire, train and promote people in all job classifications according to our equal opportunity core values
  • base decisions on employment so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity
  • ensure that promotion decisions are in accordance with principles of equal employment opportunity by imposing only valid requirements for promotional opportunity
  • ensure that all personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, social and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, creed, color, age, marital status, citizenship status, religion, disability, sex, pregnancy, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation or other characteristics protected by law.