Pepper Hamilton Creates Diversity Liaison Committee
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Pepper Hamilton's Diversity Committee has implemented a Diversity Liaison Committee (DLC). The DLC serves as a link between all associates and the Diversity Committee regarding questions, issues, concerns and ideas regarding diversity and inclusion firm wide. Members of the DLC are responsible for soliciting topics from all associates and to then meet with the chairs of the Diversity Committee, who raise the topics with the Diversity Committee.
The Diversity Committee then implements programs and initiatives based on the topics raised where appropriate. According to Pepper's partner in charge of diversity, Kassem L. Lucas, "it is critical to our diversity and inclusion efforts that all associates participate. The DLC provides another channel for associates to suggest ideas to the Diversity Committee."
Members of the Diversity Liaison Committee include: