BOSTON – Weil’s strong commitment to diversity and inclusion was one of the aspects of the firm that most impressed me during the application process last summer. As the legal industry continues to prioritize these values, Weil stood out to me as a champion in the field, due to the firm’s inclusive culture, which dates back to its founding. As a summer associate, I have experienced the firm’s dedication to diversity and inclusion firsthand through participation in one of the firm’s affinity groups, Women@Weil, and most recently by attending one of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee’s events, the Judges Panel Speaker Series.
BOSTON – On my first day in Weil’s Boston office, I attended a presentation by a partner on the firm’s pro bono work. I listened as he described the firm’s belief that, as attorneys, it is our obligation and privilege to volunteer our skills to the most vulnerable in our society in need of legal representation. I learned that the firm has a goal for each attorney to perform at least 50 hours of pro bono work a year and that the Boston office was the recipient of Weil’s Pro Bono Cup for commitment to service this year. Nevertheless, it wasn’t until I was staffed on a pro bono assignment…