Category Archives: Diversity and Inclusion

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

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

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

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

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