Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Building a diverse workforce about more than just hiring - LVB

Originally published: February 27, 2017

As businesses become more globalized, workplace diversity has become an imperative.

Whether it’s a regional law firm or a multinational company, workers and clients alike want to do business with and work for an organization that reflects a range of views and backgrounds.

“There’s increasing demand to have diverse teams of lawyers,” said John Frisch, chairman at Baltimore-based Miles & Stockbridge. “As the firm has become diverse, our leadership team is more diverse. We get higher quality decisions when the participants in the groups are more diverse.”