Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Why diversity, equity and inclusion? We recognize that diversity makes us better.

At Whitfield & Eddy Law, we strive to be the right firm and the right fit for our clients. That goal extends to our employees, too. We believe hiring and retaining talented, engaged, and diverse individuals benefits our clients, strengthens our firm, and enhances our community.

Diversity, equity and inclusion in practice means more than words

Whitfield & Eddy Law is committed to hiring, retaining, and including diverse individuals to enhance all aspects of our firm. We believe by offering our clients legal and technical expertise from those of diverse backgrounds, we can provide the best, well-founded legal analyses and services, and add to our firm culture. As one of the state’s leading law firms, we want to set an example for other legal and business firms that intentional diversity, equity and inclusion practices in all aspects of our lives benefits everyone.

Drake University Law School Collaboration

As a part of its efforts to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion in the legal profession and the community, Whitfield & Eddy Law actively participates in the Drake Law School Cady Law Opportunity Fellowship Program. This program provides law students from underrepresented groups with mentorship, leadership training, and guaranteed internships with Des Moines-based companies and law firms. Not only does Whitfield & Eddy Law participate in this program, but the firm hires superstar associates directly from this program.


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