A core strength of our firm is the diversity of our team. Each of us contributes rich and varied experiences, from different personal backgrounds and communities, to build an inclusive and respectful workplace. We believe that our rich diversity makes us better lawyers and counselors in an ever more diverse, global and changing marketplace.
Finn Dixon & Herling LLP is a proud signatory to the Connecticut Bar Association’s Diversity and Inclusion Pledge and Plan. We honor that pledge through our firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, led by a team of partners, counsel and associates. Our diversity extends throughout our team, including our lawyers, staff and other professionals.
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion extends through all facets of firm life. The Diversity & Inclusion Committee works closely with other firm committees, including the Hiring Committee, Associates Committee, Associate Career Development Committee, Women’s Initiative Network, Pro Bono Committee, Business Development Committee and Management Committee.
In particular, the firm focuses on diversity and inclusion through key initiatives in:
The firm is a sponsor of the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity (LCD), and regularly sponsors or participates in affinity bar associations and other professional groups in Connecticut, New York and at the national level. In 2017, the firm sponsored the annual dinner events of each affinity bar association in Connecticut, including the Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association (CAPABA), the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association (Crawford), the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association (CHBA) and the South Asian Bar Association of Connecticut (SABAC). As a result of the firm’s longstanding support of, and participation in, CAPABA, the firm was honored at CAPABA’s 17th annual dinner as the recipient of its 2017 Diversity Award.
For more information, please contact Justin J. Shigemi, a partner and Chair of our Diversity & Inclusion Committee.