B&D Named to Bloomberg Law's 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Framework

Bloomberg Law

B&D proudly announces that Bloomberg Law has included B&D in its third annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Framework. B&D is one of 55 U.S.-based law firms Bloomberg recognized for its accomplishments in DE&I-related metrics and distinguished performance against six core pillars: demographics, leadership and talent pipeline, recruitment and retention, business innovation and strategy, marketing, and diversity & inclusion in the community.

“We are proud to receive this recognition from Bloomberg Law and to be a part of this outstanding group of firms, whom we congratulate and recognize as partners in progress on continuing to raise the bar on DE&I in the legal industry. We also salute Bloomberg Law for its innovative approach to seeking and analyzing data on firms’ DE&I efforts.“ – Stacey Sublett Halliday, Principal and DE&I Committee Chair

“It’s an honor to receive this recognition from Bloomberg Law. I am encouraged by the impact of our firm’s many DE&I initiatives and look forward to supporting continued progress on DE&I in our firm and profession.” – Kathy Szmuszkovicz, Firm Chair

View the DE&I Framework report here.

B&D views DE&I as a business imperative that strengthens our firm’s culture and enhances our ability to serve clients. We strive to demonstrate leadership on DE&I within the legal profession. We are Mansfield 5.0 Plus Certified by the Diversity Lab, having participated in the Mansfield Rule since the Mansfield 2.0 pilot, and we are MCCA-Approved at the Bronze level. Working together with our clients, we develop and participate in a variety of DE&I initiatives involving lawyers and staff firmwide and in our communities. Learn more about our DE&I efforts and accomplishments.