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Our Commitment

We take pride in recruiting, retaining, and promoting a workforce with diverse characteristics and perspectives. Our talented workforce reflects the world we serve through a diversity of backgrounds, ideas, and experiences. We owe it to our clients, employees, and community to see issues from every angle, both in and out of the courtroom.

The Diversity
& Inclusion Committee

This committee is responsible for establishing and fostering a culture of inclusion throughout the firm. It is accountable to firm management for providing proactive recommendations on how to achieve our goals and implement solutions. The committee serves as a resource for employees with challenges related to diversity and inclusion, providing support, resources and solutions. The Diversity & Inclusion Committee is chaired by Senior Counsel Mia Kelly.

Tyson and Mendes Women

Tyson & Mendes is a leader in the promotion of women in the law. We are proud to have been named No. 1 “Ceiling Smasher” in Law360’s 2022 Glass Ceiling Report, noted for the highest percentage of female equity partners among mid-sized law firms. But our work does not stop at our equity partnership or with an award. We actively seek ways to support Tyson & Mendes women at all levels of our firm professionally and personally. Through our Women’s Initiative, we promote growth and facilitate business development for our attorneys and clients, providing a forum to address women’s challenges and promote success for women in the insurance and legal industries.

Explore Our
Diversity Spotlights!

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride
Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month
Celebrating Native American Heritage Month
Celebrating Black History Month
Law360 Pulse Diversity Snapshot

Accomplishments

Law360 assessed the top 40 law firms and scored them based on their percentage of female attorneys and their percentage of equity partners. Additionally, the organization evaluated firms reporting over 20% of their attorneys and equity partners being people of color.

Where Did We Rank?

#1 In highest representation of women in equity partnership
#2 Overall in Law360’s 2022 Glass Ceiling Report.
#14 In attorneys and equity partners being people of color. Our Firm scored 21.9% and 16.7% for minority attorneys and minority equity partners respectively.