DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
At Gallagher Sharp LLP, we believe that there are great benefits and strength in diversity and inclusion. Our Firm’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in how we recruit, hire, promote, evaluate personnel, conduct business, and by holding ourselves to the standard of treating everyone equally. We believe that a workplace culture that respects and values all, cultivates an impassioned environment where individuals from all backgrounds can thrive and succeed. Inclusion of all allows Gallagher Sharp to foster the best talent, which in return allows our Firm to provide the level of outstanding service our clients deserve.
Gallagher Sharp LLP is active in professional and community organizations and outreach programs that promote and support diversity and inclusion. As a Firm, we enjoy supporting annual events in the communities we live and work.
COMMUNITY & COMMITMENT
Gallagher Sharp LLP has made a commitment to not only work on retaining an inclusive and diverse work environment for all of our employees, business partners and guests, but has committed to being an active and positive steward in the communities that we serve through organizational involvement, sponsorships and event participation that helps us, and others, achieve the goals of diversity and inclusion. In doing this, Gallagher Sharp has filed an Affirmative Action Plan which has been approved by the State of Ohio, and our Diversity Committee meets regularly to discuss the Firm’s initiatives and objectives in the communities, and in fostering the environment of diversity and inclusion, where all have an opportunity to advance and excel. We take great pride in being dedicated to ongoing and enduring efforts in firm diversity and inclusion.
EDUCATION, INCLUSION, RECRUITMENT & RETENTION
Gallagher Sharp LLP prides itself on the diverse ranks of our attorneys and staff, and continually works to train its workforce by including diversity education and training, through regular education sessions for all attorneys and staff, including but not limited to presentations on diversity, as well as representatives from various organizations such as the Cleveland Sight Center and the Anti-Defamation League.
Gallagher Sharp LLP not only strives to recruit and hire diverse attorneys and staff but also maintains practices for retention and inclusion. We participate in minority job fairs and our attorneys have mentored minority law students.