The legacy firms that today comprise Stinson Leonard Street have long traditions of professional excellence, inclusion, client dedication and community service, applied with devotion and without discrimination. These traditions have carried forward to Stinson Leonard Street.
Below are a few ways in which the firm builds and sustains a culture of diversity and inclusion.
The firm is pleased to have a diverse array of women leading the firm in various positions.
Allison Murdock serves as the firm's Deputy Managing Partner. She is also a member of the firm's Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
Jill Radloff, Board of Directors
Sheva Sanders, Board of Directors
Laura Halferty, Chair – Tax, Trusts and Estates
Michelle Rehbein, Deputy Chair – Tax, Trusts and Estates
Stephanie Scheck, Board of Directors, Co-Chair – Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits
The firm supports attorneys in balancing their career and life goals. The firm’s Flexible Work Arrangements Policy provides a framework to accommodate the career and life needs of attorneys. The policy covers all forms of alternative work arrangements, including reduced-hours schedules, full- time flexible work plans and remote work arrangements. The policy also allows for reduced-schedule associates to remain on the partnership track.
Our firm has active affinity groups that are open to all interested attorneys. The groups play a key role in our ongoing endeavors supporting law student recruitment, associate mentoring and peer networking, career development, workplace inclusion, retention and community involvement.
Women attorneys of the firm meet regularly to discuss business goals and challenges, and to coach and support one another. The women partners meet once a month and a tandem group specifically for women associates also meets regularly.
The Parents Affinity Group provides associates with children a supportive network and forum for exchanging ideas as they develop their careers while managing work and life responsibilities. At the meetings, the group addresses issues such as balancing work and family commitments, career development and advancement while parenting, parenting skills and child care.
The Associates of Color affinity group provides a network to discuss topics of shared interest such as retention, advancement and workplace issues.