Key Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

Kobre & Kim's global community is strengthened by diversity
initiatives that promote cultural awareness and inclusion.

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Diversity & Inclusion Committee

The firm's Diversity & Inclusion Committee develops and implements recruitment, retention and promotion initiatives that support cultural and ethnic identities, perspectives, beliefs and backgrounds. The committee collaborates to create a global community across the firm that fosters an environment of inclusion, development and advocacy. Areas of focus include recruiting and professional development, outreach and mentorship, and the support of organizations that are committed to promoting diversity in the legal industry.

Women as Leaders

Women hold a significant number of leadership positions across the firm, and we are committed to retaining, advancing and helping women thrive. The Professional Development and Human Resource Departments partner with lawyers and staff at the firm to oversee efforts to attract and develop lawyers, analysts and staff. Initiatives include mentoring, networking, recruiting, retention, training and professional development.

Mentoring Program

Retention and promotion of our professionals is critical to the firm's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Our mentoring program creates a framework in which lawyers and staff can network and build relationships within the firm and the larger legal community. Participants receive valuable coaching and professional development opportunities that promote growth and career advancement.

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Firm Policy & Practice

Kobre & Kim's extensive policies promote equality and inclusion for all personnel to ensure everyone is supported, including: extended parental leave, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive healthcare benefits, firmwide diversity trainings, and cultural etiquette and sensitivities best practices.

Sponsorship & Participation

The firm supports organizations that advance women and minorities, including:

  • American Women Lawyers in London
  • Asian American Bar Association
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York
  • Association of Caribbean Corporate Counsel
  • Chinese Business Lawyers Association
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • Female Fraud Forum
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Hong Kong Gay and Lesbian Attorneys Network
  • International Association of Korean Lawyers
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
  • Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York
  • Korean American League for Civic Action
  • Latin American and Caribbean Users' Council
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • National LGBT Bar Foundation
  • UJA-Federation
  • U.S.-India Business Council
  • Women's White Collar Defense Association