NALP Directory of Legal Employers

Directory Year: 2020

Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP - Allen Matkins - Firmwide

Diversity & Inclusion

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Diversity Chair

Diversity Chair Prefix Mr.
Diversity Chair First Name Baldwin
Diversity Chair Last Name Lee

Diversity Contact Information

Diversity Contact Prefix Ms.
Diversity Contact First Name Christine
Diversity Contact Last Name McWilliams
Link to your organization's diversity website https://www.allenmatkins.com/about-us/commitment-to-diversity/index.html

Recruitment methods

Which of the following methods do you use to increase the presence and retention of under-represented groups? (Check all that apply) Diversity job fairs
Outreach to law student groups
Formal mentoring efforts
Bar-sponsored programs
Firm diversity committee
Comments

The firm is committed to a diverse workplace and actively seeks to recruit, hire, and promote minority and women attorneys.

Non-discrimination policy Allen Matkins believes in and practices the philosophy of providing equal employment opportunities for all applicants and Employees based upon their training, experience, qualifications and overall performance. To ensure this philosophy, discrimination against an applicant or Employee based upon an individual's race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, ancestry, disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran's status, mental or physical disability unrelated to the job to be performed or any other protected classification is prohibited. All Employees are expected to carry out their various job responsibilities in a manner that comports with and is fully supportive of the Firm's equal employment opportunity.

Diversity fellowships or scholarships

Does your organization or office sponsor/offer a Diversity Fellowship or Scholarship? Yes
If yes, is the program open to 1L
Please provide a brief description of the program

Allen Matkins is pleased to offer 1L Diversity Scholar positions in our Los Angeles office. 1L law students who are selected to be an Allen Matkins 1L Diversity Scholar are full participants in the firm’s summer associate program. 1L Diversity Scholars are exposed to a realistic experience of practicing law by providing them with meaningful work and responsibilities. They will work side-by-side with experienced attorneys in our various practice areas, while also gaining valuable insight into the firm operations, our client service, and our one-firm culture. 1L Diversity Scholar recipients receive enhanced mentoring to ensure they have a successful summer. They are required to spend 10 weeks in our office and are paid the same weekly salary as our 2L summer program participants.

Affinity group information

Does your organization or office have affinity groups? Yes
If yes, please describe your affinity groups below Women's Initiative