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[ Our Commitment to Diversity ]

"We are committed to taking full advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of our people and to promoting a greater diversity whenever and wherever possible." — from the Holland & Hart Statement of Commitment to Diversity.

Put plainly, Holland & Hart wants to attract and keep qualified women and people of color. We value ethnic, religious, sexual, age, ability and economic diversity among our members. Today, 34% of our attorneys are women and 9% are attorneys of color. We continuously work to boost these figures, as well as the diversity among our staff:

2011 H&H Associate Diego Hunt becomes President of the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association.
2011 Holland & Hart implements the "H&H Women's Forum" to offer a specific forum for communication between junior and senior H&H women and between them and client contacts.
2010 H&H announces the election of 2 new diverse partners to the partnership, effective January 1, 2011.
2010 New Partner Cecilia M. Romero was named as one of the 2010 “30 Women to Watch” by Utah Business magazine.
2010 H&H continues its active involvement in the Center for Inclusive Excellence as a Pilot Program Member
2009 Holland & Hart named among the 2009 Best Law Firms for Women by Working Mother magazine and consulting firm Flex-Time Lawyers. 
2009 H&H announces the election of 3 new diverse partners to the partnership, effective January 1, 2010.
2009 66% of H&H's Denver Summer Associate Class was diverse; H&H continued its work as a pilot participant in the Colorado Campaign for Inclusive Excellence, H&H awards its 2nd annual Diversity Scholarship to a 2nd Year Law Student.
2008 H&H becomes a charter participant in the Colorado Campaign for Inclusive Excellence's Pilot Program for diversity recruitment and retention.
2008 H&H Associate Joe Ramirez becomes President of the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association.
2008 H&H implements its inaugural Summer Associate Diversity Scholarship, becoming the first firm in the Rocky Mountain Region to offer a $10,000 Summer Associate Diversity Scholarship for second-year law students.
2008 H&H implements its inaugural Academic Year Diversity Law Clerk Program.
2008 Holland & Hart receives the "Law Firm of the Year Award" from The Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association for its commitment to diversity.
2007 H&H Associate Joe Ramirez becomes President-elect of the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association.
2006 H&H undertakes pro bono representation of Native American groups in amicus briefing to the Colorado Court of Appeals on connection with a case on the Indian Child Welfare Act.
2004 Holland & Hart attorneys and staff raise thousands of dollars to fund an educational trip to New York for nearly 20 West Tallahatchie middle school children, marking the first time the children have left the state of Mississippi.
2001 H&H is part of a team undertaking pro bono representation of an individual Native American before the United States Supreme Court, arguing for support of tribal sovereignty and for a strong place for tribal courts in American federalism.
2000 H&H Partner Marilyn Kite becomes the first woman to sit on the Wyoming Supreme Court.
2000 H&H participates in the Colorado Pledge to Diversity Law Firm Group's Minority Summer Clerkship Program. Our participation continues to date.
2000 In cooperation with the ACLU, H&H challenges the use by the Colorado Supreme Court's Board of Law Examiners of certain bar exam application questions to inquire about a bar applicant's history of mental health and substance abuse treatment, which our clients contend violate their right to privacy and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
1999 H&H forms the Holland & Hart Foundation, a non-profit entity with a mission to build community through service, both within and outside the firm.
1995 H&H begins offering group medical, dental and life insurance benefits to qualified same sex domestic partners of eligible H&H employees.
1994 H&H Partner Greg Eurich, a past chair of H&H's Diversity Committee, heads a successful pro bono effort to overturn Colorado's Amendment 2, an amendment to the Colorado Constitution which attempted to deny basic rights to gay/lesbian/bisexual persons.
1993 The Colorado Pledge to Diversity Law Firm Group signs the "Colorado Pledge to Racial and Ethnic Diversity." The original, framed, signed document hangs at H&H.
1992 H&H initiates the creation of the "Colorado Pledge to Diversity Law Firm Group," a group of 23 law firms jointly committed to increase the racial and ethnic diversity within their firms. Susani Dixon co-chairs the Steering Committee.
1991 H&H adopts its "Statement of Commitment to Diversity." A framed statement hangs in every office at H&H.
1989 H&H formally establishes its Diversity Committee (DIVCOM).
1970's and 80's H&H attorneys represent ACLU clients in cases seeking parental rights for homosexuals.
1977 H&H begins funding the Annual H&H Minority Scholarship Awards at the University of Denver and the University of Colorado.