At Brown Rudnick, we are committed to ensuring that each lawyer, paralegal and administrative professional is provided an equal opportunity to succeed based on individual merit.

We are committed to the value of diversity and to ensuring the equitable and inclusive treatment of all members of the Brown Rudnick community. This commitment informs every aspect of our firm’s operations, from recruitment and hiring, to professional development and mentoring, to firm management and leadership.
Our rationale for making this commitment is clear:  in addition to being the right thing to do, maintaining an equitable, inclusive and diverse workplace environment is a business imperative. By leveraging the knowledge and experience of talented individuals across cultures, backgrounds, ethnicities, gender identities and sexual orientations, we can provide truly unique solutions to our clients’ global business challenges. 
We support this commitment by dedicating significant resources to initiatives and programs that help us recruit, retain and promote high-performing individuals from all walks of life. These efforts are led by our Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Partner, Sunni Beville, and our Director of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity, Ari Joseph, who advise the firm on how best to identify and address implicit biases, increase the representation of women and people from diverse backgrounds at all levels, including the partnership, and create a more inclusive environment for all members of the firm.

Read our CEO’s comments on the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia.


Our efforts include:

Participation in the Boston Lawyer's Group and Lawyer's Collaborative for Diversity which promotes diversity hiring and retention

Participation in minority events and job fairs

Participation in the Boston Bar Association's (BBA) amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas,, supporting the University of Texas at Austin’s consideration of race when making undergraduate admissions decisions

A Diversity Committee with lawyers and staff from multiple offices and practice groups

Consistently receive top rating of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index, an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Consistent organizational and financial support for attorneys involved in diversity organizations

Collecting, reporting and publishing workforce diversity data for our London office as part of a national initiative of the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England & Wales

A Diversity Newsletter, which reports on the firm's latest diversity news and events. Read the most recent newsletter here.