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Inclusiveness + Diversity + Engagement

One Team with Many Perspectives

Kutak Rock opened its doors in 1965 with a stated commitment to a diverse and equal opportunity work environment and to improving diversity in the legal profession. Staff and attorneys work together on teams focused on client service, building strong and inclusive communities, and strengthening engagement and communication. Read more about our commitment to inclusiveness and diversity in our firm.

Inclusive Engagement Annual Report (PDF)
  One Team

Rita Garrett

"It’s been great to come outside of the box and do other things within the firm. It’s making an impact in different ways."

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Large Legal Anti-Bias Anti-Racism Seminar

Learn about our ground-breaking LLABAR seminar that addresses how racism and bias in the legal system have impacted and continue to impact equity and equal opportunity.

Hawkins, Winifred F.

Winnie Hawkins

"I believe it is critical to educate yourself. Talk and listen to others." Read Winnie's Story.

  Many Perspectives
Hindmarsh, Stuart C.

Stuart Hindmarsh

"I started on the NIDC around 2015 because inclusiveness and diversity has been important to me for a long time..." Read Stuart's story.

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Forum and Affinity Groups

Firmwide Commitment, Individual Responsibility
Ellen Rosenstiel

Ellen Rosenstiel

 "I think each of us has an incredible amount of influence in our everyday lives." Read Ellen's story.

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Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule 3.0

Kutak Rock has been certified and certified PLUS by Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule

Gonzales, Edward P.

Ed Gonzales

"I figured the more I can contribute, the more insight others will gain as to why or how I went into law when I had almost no exposure to it growing up."