Murchison & Cumming LLP

Diversity

In an increasingly diverse global business and legal marketplace, few law firms have as deep an appreciation of diversity and inclusion than Murchison & Cumming, LLP. We are committed to promoting an inclusive community of professionals of all races, religions, genders, sexual orientations, family structures and disabilities. With these different backgrounds come different approaches, ideas and perspectives, which we believe is an asset and strength in our representation of our clients.

Murchison & Cumming attorneys are leaders in, and active in, several bar and bench organizations that reflect our commitment to diversity, including:

  • California Minority Counsel Program
  • Asian American Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Korean Bar Association
  • National LGBT Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association


We also work to promote the recruitment, inclusion, retention and advancement of persons from these diverse backgrounds at all levels. Consequently, Murchison & Cumming, LLP follows an established set of policies, practices and programs to demonstrate measurable progress towards a genuinely open, transparent, fair and inclusive workplace. In support of our diversity and inclusion mission, our Diversity Committee offers programs and events and addresses policy issues to ensure our goals for diversity and inclusion.

A part of this our mission, the firm has adopted the following Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

To cultivate an organization, at every level, that is as diverse as the communities in which it works, and as diverse as the clients it serves. To encourage the inclusion of backgrounds, ideas and beliefs that span a broad range of the human experience by embracing our commonalities and respecting the differences among us. To promote individual success by providing all persons with opportunities to achieve their full potential as organizational goals are pursued. Murchison & Cumming, LLP resolves to accomplish its mission by:

Fostering a respectful and supportive work environment for all lawyers and staff; Continuously seeking to increase the number of diverse lawyers and staff through targeted recruitment, retention and promotion programs; Creating and expanding upon programs to support, mentor and sponsor diversity; Arranging social, professional development and networking opportunities tailored to meet the needs of our diverse colleagues;

Managing and monitoring the allocation and quality of work assignments provided to diverse professionals to maximize access and exposure to the firm’s clients; and Ensuring that lawyers and staff of varying backgrounds and perspectives are represented in leadership positions within the Firm.

 

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