S&C Recognized by Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: North America 

July 24, 2020

S&C’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Pro Bono programs and the co-chair of its Diversity Committee have been shortlisted for Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: North America. The awards spotlight “role models and trailblazers in pro bono and corporate social responsibility as well as inclusion.”
 
The Firm is shortlisted for the following awards:
 
  • Outstanding Contribution to Furthering the Advancement of Diversity in the Legal Profession:
    Tracy Richelle High 
  • Pro Bono Program of the Year
  • Inclusive Firm of the Year
  • Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion
The winners will be announced at a virtual ceremony in September. 

About S&C’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Pro Bono Programs
 
S&C has a long and proud history as a diversity leader and innovator in the legal community and is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment. The business case for diversity, equity and inclusion is undeniable: it is vital to recruiting and retaining the best lawyers and to providing the highest level of service to our clients. Our culture and policies value the unique abilities and perspectives of every individual and support diversity in its broadest sense.  
   
Our longstanding Diversity Committee is committed to the effectiveness of Firm programs to attract, mentor, retain and assist in the advancement of our POC, LGBTQ+ and women lawyers. Crucial to its effectiveness, the Diversity Committee includes lawyers who hold positions of leadership and influence within the Firm. We constantly evaluate our efforts to look for new ways to enhance our support for POC, LGBTQ+ and women lawyers.  Ensuring that they feel valued and engaged in our practice is our ultimate goal.  

Commitment to pro bono work has been a core value of S&C since our founding. Over the years, we’ve helped clients and nonprofit organizations in need, changing lives and making legal history. Today, our pro bono practice spans a wide range of issues and reflects the diversity of our lawyers’ interests.