Diversity Recruiting & Inclusion

Major, Lindsey & Africa is deeply committed to diversity.
For our clients and for ourselves.

We believe in fostering an inclusive environment for all, where everyone recognizes the value in our differences—that's what makes the world go round. We know that maintaining a diverse workforce is essential to building a strong and vital organization and believe our organization should mirror the community around us. We are dedicated to attracting and retaining outstanding employees from diverse backgrounds—more than half of our own staff are women, who are of varied ethnic backgrounds.

For us, every search is a diversity search. We help our clients recruit legal professionals with the skills and diverse characteristics essential to their success. And we help professionals find the organizations that best match their unique goals.

Diverse Placements

Major, Lindsey & Africa focuses on identifying opportunities for diverse candidates across all areas of the legal market, whether in a law firm or corporate legal department. While we do not advertise our law firm placements, we have been retained by top law firms specifically for our expertise in the area of diversity recruiting. On the in-house side, some of our diverse candidates placed include:

  • Damien Atkins, the African-American GC of Panasonic Corporation of North America
  • Chad Walker, the African-American GC of Morton Salt (producer of salt products)
  • Ramona Romero, the Hispanic female GC of Princeton University
  • Leslie Thornton, the African-American female GC of WGL Holdings, Inc. (a publicly traded Fortune 1000 utility)
  • Justin Choi, the Asian-American GC of Anixter International (a publicly traded Fortune 500 electronic component distributor)
  • Linda Lu, the Asian-American Chief Litigation Officer of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company (one of the largest insurers in the country)
  • Earl Barnes, the African-American GC of OhioHealth (Ohio's largest health system)
  • Charles Robinson, the African-American Chief Legal Officer of the entire University of California system and legal advisor to the Board of Regents