Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity Through Inclusion at the Law Offices of David P Sheldon
“At its core, we believe that all individuals should be treated with dignity and respect. By providing a workplace for individuals of all backgrounds, the firm can obtain differing perspectives, which lead to a more balanced and creative environment.”
– David P. Sheldon, Founder, and Attorney
The law firm has an incredible mix of individuals and values diversity in our workplace. Since our founding in 2003, we have worked diligently to foster the inclusion of all at this firm, including employees and clients.
In fact, our firm takes a leading role in obtaining and securing the right of all individuals, so they have the ability to serve in the Armed Forces regardless of their orientation.
Cultivating diversity in the workplace is of the utmost importance.
As a part of our core values, we are committed to focusing on relationships and connecting human beings. These connections start with an empowered and open-minded atmosphere.
We recognize that our team is the strongest when multiple ideas and cultures are represented. Diverse backgrounds translate into higher rates of innovation, productivity, and creativity; research supports that ethnically diverse companies outperform by 35%, and gender-diverse companies stay ahead of competitors by 15%.
“At the Law Offices of David P. Sheldon, I feel like I can be my whole authentic self. As a Law Clerk, Mr. Sheldon consistently welcomed my thoughts, ideas, and questions. No matter what your position is, Mr. Sheldon fosters an environment where everyone’s voice can be heard. He recognizes that everyone at the firm brings a different perspective and I am very happy that he truly appreciates that.”
– Davina Anderson, Former Law Clerk/Associate Attorney
This firm is dedicated to an inclusive environment through our emphasis on individuality, work-life balance, and an ongoing development of team culture.
Leadership and Diversity go Hand in Hand
“The Law Offices of David P. Sheldon is a diverse group of people from different backgrounds which allows for abundant perspectives. Yet everyone has one overarching goal: to deliver the best for our clients.”
– Shannon James, Attorney
We recognize that our team is the strongest when multiple ideas and backgrounds are represented. We believe we are stronger as a company and a country when people are included, heard, and empowered.
We strongly believe that diversity must be represented in leadership to have fair and adequate voices represented.
We strive to boost diversity in leadership by manifesting and exceeding ideals set by industry best practices. At this firm, over 50% of our attorneys, law clerks, and staff are women who have incredibly diverse backgrounds and experiences.
We embody our commitment every day through inclusive leadership practices and our dedication to creating a welcoming workplace for individuals of all backgrounds. We ensure a mindful workplace through policy and programs to benefit every individual.
Benefiting Everyone Equally
Equal Pay and Opportunity
We seek fairness across the board. Our legal professionals are compensated proportionately with their knowledge and work product. Each member of our team is given room to excel and thrive- that’s just about as fair as it gets!
Flexible Perks to Meet Every Need
The firm encourages members to maintain and foster their commitment to serve in the Armed Forces. Service to the Nation is a priority, and that includes providing legal assistance to those that have sacrificed for our Nation. We value diversity and the freedom to be you. This is who we are at the Law Offices of David P. Sheldon.
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