Oct 10, 2023

Roetzel & Andress Achieves 2022-2023 Mansfield Certification, Demonstrating Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in Leadership

Roetzel & Andress is thrilled to announce that it has once again achieved 2022-2023 Mansfield Certification. This certification recognizes the firm’s ongoing commitment to diversifying leadership using a defined set of criteria. 

“We are so proud to receive 2022-2023 Mansfield Certification, which exemplifies our dedication to cultivating a diverse and inclusive leadership team at Roetzel,” said Robert E. Blackham, Chairman of Roetzel & Andress. “We extend our heartfelt commendations to our industry peers and all those who have embraced the multi-year multi-disciplinary journey required to uphold this significant achievement.” 

Mansfield Certification, developed by Diversity Lab, is a science-driven initiative aimed at increasing and sustaining diversity in law firm leadership. It promotes accountability, transparency, and knowledge-sharing to create a more inclusive environment. 

“At a time when efforts to expand opportunities to underrepresented groups are under attack, Mansfield firms are making their advancement processes more open and transparent,” said Alyssa Jarvis, Director of Mansfield & Strategic Innovations at Diversity Lab. “The firms honored today for achieving Certification have articulated and broadened the paths to leadership. And this commitment to transparency benefits everyone. I am proud to work with each of these firms.”

Roetzel & Andress is dedicated to fostering an inclusive and diverse work environment, and the achievement of Mansfield Certification further solidifies the firm's commitment to these values. To view a complete list of the firms that received 2022-2023 Mansfield Certification or to learn more about Diversity Lab, click here

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