Mitchell quoted in CBJ on Importance of Diversity, Inclusion in the Workplace article
MVA Firm Chairman Tom Mitchell was quoted in the Charlotte Business Journal’s article, “Execs in Charlotte’s legal industry talk importance of diversity, inclusion in the workplace” which was published March 22. Charlotte’s changing corporate landscape has presented challenges and opportunities for the city’s largest law practices, as CBJ writes about in a new special report. But corporate trends have had another impact in the legal profession, pushing strongly for more diversity in the workplace.
Mitchell stated, “that since 2012 nearly half of the firm’s new associates have been women or minorities.” Additionally Mitchell says the firm knows it must go beyond hiring. “The challenge going forward is to provide opportunities and mentorship so that they can advance at the company and reach leadership roles,” he says.
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