Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement
Boutwell Fay LLP, is a certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise and a Women Owned Small Business through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Counsel (WBENC). The firm is also a member in the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), which is a non-profit trade association comprised of highly qualified minority and women-owned law firms throughout the United States.
In addition to the association with NAMWOLF, the firm is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace and takes pride in seeking and promoting diversity.
We recognize that a diverse team makes us stronger and more effective. We will continue to have an open, fair and inclusive workplace. The firm shall strive to be as diverse as the communities and clients that it serves. We shall also strive to provide all of our team member with the opportunity to achieve their full and best potential.
The Firm shall:
Create and maintain an environment of respect for all lawyers and staff;
Arrange professional and networking opportunities designed to meet the needs of our diverse lawyers and staff;
Ensure that lawyers and staff of varying backgrounds and perspectives are represented in leadership positions within the firm.
At Boutwell Fay LLP, we seek to collaborate with our clients to further develop and strengthen our shared commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the profession. Our commitment allows us to draw from a remarkable wealth of diverse talent to provide innovative legal solutions for complex challenges.
We are dedicated to working with our clients to build upon our shared values by:
understanding our clients’ goals and expectations surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion
assembling and offering diverse teams to work on client matters
partnering with clients to support and advance their diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives
The firm recognizes the many challenges our clients continue to face and how they are continuingly evolve in our country, at Boutwell Fay we encourage our lawyers to embrace their knowledge and diversity to come up with creative solutions that provide the best results for our clients. We believe that multiple perspectives not only strengthen our firm’s culture but also our ability to respond to the needs of our clients.
As there is rarely a straightforward solution to all problems, the firm calls upon our diverse backgrounds that allow for a more creative resolution to a clients’ issue. Our clients are each unique and many have come to expect our diverse team of individuals to navigate them through the legal landscape.