“As the firm’s Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Pro Bono Services, I am proud of the firm’s history, continued support and recognition of the importance of diversity in the profession. Potter Anderson is committed to seeking the best legal talent available to serve its diverse client base. This approach includes attracting diverse attorneys and maintaining an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Our strategic plan for diversity and inclusion drives our effort to provide best-in-class service to our clients. To accomplish the goals of our plan, our lawyers and staff must reflect a broad spectrum of cultures, races and ethnicities. The breadth of our approach is captured in the following affirmation:
MISSION STATEMENT: At Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, we are committed to providing and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for all, within which each person can succeed professionally regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other protected category.
The Diversity and Inclusion Committee plans and implements the firm’s diversity and inclusion activities, consistent with the Mission Statement to ensure that a diverse working environment within the firm is fostered and sustained.” William L. Chapman, Jr.