At Jackson & Campbell, P.C., we are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace which promotes equal opportunities at every level of the Firm. We believe that diversity and inclusion within our Firm strengthens our legal representation and helps us reflect the communities we are dedicated to serving.
Here, we focus on equality and respect for all members of the Jackson & Campbell community by working to understand each other’s perspectives and by respecting the goals and accomplishments of each attorney. Our Firm believes that everyone thrives in an environment where they feel supported to reach their personal and professional goals, regardless of their background. We believe that open and honest communication, transparency regarding career growth and promotion, and dedicated diversity initiatives demonstrate our commitment to being an equal opportunity employer. We understand that in order to foster a truly diverse and collaborative workplace we must go beyond recruitment, and structure initiatives around employment, inclusion, and promotion.
At Jackson & Campbell, we get involved in our communities. Currently, we are members and leaders in the following organizations:
- Commercial Real Estate Women Network – Washington, D.C.
- Equality Chamber of Commerce DC Metro Area
- Virginia Women Attorneys Association
- WBA Foundation
- Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Our Firm strives to accurately reflect the diverse makeup of the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area in which we live. We strive to provide quality legal services tailored to address the individual needs of our clients throughout the United States.
Our success is reflected by the increased diversity of the Firm and through committees such as the Women’s Initiative.
For more information on Jackson & Campbell’s commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, please read the Firm’s comprehensive Support Plan.
A Fond Farewell to Times New Roman: DEI Committees Recommend Changing to a Sans Serif for Accessibility
In May of 2020, Jackson & Campbell adopted a new policy for all firm communications: it replaced Times New Roman font with Calibri, a more accessible and easier-to-read font. If high-tech scanners had trouble reading Times New Roman font, chances were that some of the people reading our communications also found difficulty in reading that font. Earlier this ... Read More
Celebrating Pride Year-Round
Whether you are a member of the LGBTQ+ community, a friend or an ally, or someone who wants to know more about Pride, celebrating Pride in the workplace should not just be celebrated once a year, but something to honor year-round. June is a particularly important month for the LGBTQ+ community, as it marks what is historically considered ... Read More
Diversity 2.0- How Juneteenth Continues to Contribute to Workplace Diversity Initiatives
June 19, or Juneteenth, marks the commemoration of the date on which the full force of the Emancipation Proclamation was finally realized and legal slavery in America brought to an end. Despite the fact that the Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863, news of its issuance was delayed and did not reach enslaved Americans until June 19, 1865 ... Read More
TAGGED: Employment Law, Diversity & Inclusion, Juneteenth, employment, holiday
The Diversity of the Supreme Court
At various points in the history of the United States, Presidential candidates and Presidents have made statements about the judicial nomination of the next Supreme Court Justice, indicating that issues of ethnicity and gender may provide the deciding factor in a selection process. Several Presidents have appointed individuals to add characteristics of diversity, as well as legal brilliance and judicial temperament. However, considerations of ... Read More
TAGGED: Supreme Court, Judicial Diversity, Diversity
New Video: The Women’s Initiative
https://youtu.be/FzPUmIUB2-0 Attorney Sarabeth Rangiah discusses the efforts of Jackson & Campbell's women attorneys to support one another in a legal world predominantly still run by men. Jackson & Campbell, P.C.'s attorneys are among the most respected in Washington, routinely winning national awards and high rankings from organizations like The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Who's Who in America, and many ... Read More
TAGGED: Women's Initiative, Video content
On a Holiday: Juneteenth and Workplace Diversity & Inclusion
Every year the summer months bring the promise of warm weather, vacations, and the annual commemoration of America’s most important and nationally recognized holiday, Independence Day, July 4. While July 4 is always met with much media interest and news coverage, last year its equally important sister holiday, June 19 or Juneteenth, garnered widespread national attention. Set against the backdrop ... Read More
TAGGED: Employment Law, Diversity & Inclusion, Juneteenth
A Statement from the Firm
When our firm president, John J. Matteo, wrote this statement in June of last year, he was responding to a wave of peaceful protests across the country held in response to a long history of police violence and discrimination that has harmed generations of African-Americans. Those issues have not been resolved, and as a firm we remain committed to bringing about ... Read More
TAGGED: #BLM #BlackLivesMatter