The Avanti Law Group: Diversity
Avanti Law Group is the largest women-owned and minority-owned firm in West Michigan. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond ownership; we are equally committed to the development, advancement and retention of our minority professionals. Our attorneys more accurately represent the make-up of the communities where our clients operate, the make-up of their employees and of their client base. Our firm emphasizes in teamwork and collegiality; we value the differences in experience, perspective, and outlook that our legal and no legal staff brings to the firm. We draw upon the strengths of knowledgeable and skilled individuals who represent a variety of viewpoints, experiences, and backgrounds to the delivery of the highest quality of legal services to individuals, corporations, and public sector entities.
For most, Diversity is a goal. At Avanti Law Group, diversity is a fact. As of April 2011:
· 60% of our attorneys are women
· 30% of our attorneys are minorities
Avanti Law Group is actively involved in community and bar organizations that represent and promote the interests of minorities. We continuously sponsor business events and trade shows that seek to enhance diversity in the professional community.
The Firm’s Diversity Policy
It is the Firm’s policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without the discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law. Our commitment to diversity is an integral part of every facet of our firm including our recruitment, hiring and training efforts as well as the organizations we belong to and programs we sponsor. Avanti Law Group values and celebrates its minority status.
As both a women and minority-owned law firm, Avanti Law Group is committed to promoting diversity through our vendors. We actively seek targeted diverse businesses and provide them with the opportunity to partner with us to provide excellent services to our Firm and our clients. Avanti Law Group Supplier Diversity Program ensures cover that minority and women owned businesses are well represented and have an equal opportunity in our supplier selection process. For additional information on the firm’s diversity initiatives, please contact:
Raquel A. Salas
600 28th St SW
Wyoming, MI 49509
Telephone: (616) 257-6807
To put our diverse team to work for you, contact us.