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Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Babst Calland fosters diversity and inclusion at all levels of the firm. We operate with a collaborative spirit and encourage teamwork in all we do. By cultivating and maintaining a positive workplace culture, treating everyone with respect, we attract professionals who embrace these values in their work and relationships with one another and with our clients. We also believe it is our responsibility to serve the communities where we work and live in this same way.

The hiring, retention and inclusion of legal professionals from a variety of diverse backgrounds is a key initiative of our firm’s strategic plan.  As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, Babst Calland is an active member of the newly-formed Pittsburgh Legal Diversity and Inclusion Coalition (PLD&IC) This coalition of Pittsburgh attorneys from a number of prominent law firms and corporate law departments is dedicated to working together to increase diversity and foster inclusion in the legal community. Managing Shareholder Donald C. Bluedorn serves as an officer on the Coalition’s Board. Through our involvement in the Pittsburgh Legal Diversity and Inclusion Coalition and other diversity and inclusion initiatives, Babst Calland actively engages in various professional and community outreach and networking opportunities in each of our regional offices and throughout the country.

Click here to view a video with Babst Calland Attorney Bilal Harris, along with other attorneys from PLD&IC member companies and law firms, discussing the legal profession in Pittsburgh and the importance of the Coalition’s work in the city.