FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 2, 2015
Contact: Eric W. Boyer, Esq.
305.670.1101 Ext. 1023
ROBERT JOHNSON TO CHAIR QPWB’S DIVERSITY COMMITTEE
CHICAGO – Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. (QPWB) is proud to announce that it has established a Diversity Committee, which will be managed out of the firm’s Chicago Office. The purpose of the Diversity Committee is to ensure that QPWB continues to embrace and build on the foundation of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas that have led to the firm’s success.
In an effort to recognize the critical role that diversity has played in the growth and success of the firm over the years, the Diversity Committee will focus on initiatives concerning recruitment, retention, business development, professional development, and pipeline programs. These initiatives will be executed by sub-committees comprised by members of the firm and external partners.
Robert Johnson, a Chicago Partner, will serve as the Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee and has also been appointed as the firm’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer. In accordance with the values and principles of the firm, Mr. Johnson is committed to ensuring that QPWB stands at the vanguard of diversity in the legal profession. Before joining QPWB, Mr. Johnson was a member of McDonald’s Diversity and Inclusion faculty. In this role, he frequently travelled throughout the country to address diversity issues, instruct on career development and intercultural learning.
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Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., is not the traditional law firm. We think differently, we act differently and we are different. We are the largest minority and woman owned law firm in the country. The firm is comprised of exceptional lawyers and staff who all have unique and different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and ideas to guide the firm to success and address our clients’ needs. Our diverse entrepreneurial spirit is why we have and will continue to grow differently. Diversity is at our core and is the foundation of our success.