Stikeman Elliott is committed to diversity amongst its lawyers, students, and staff and we want to ensure that all firm members are supported, valued, respected, and provided with the best possible development opportunities.
Our efforts in ensuring a diverse work environment at Stikeman Elliott have advanced our culture and overall business objectives and success in several ways. By seeking to attract and retain individuals from all of Canada's diverse communities, we ensure that our people are the best and the brightest that Canada has to offer. Stikeman Elliott was named one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers in 2012, 2013, and 2014 as selected by Mediacorp. in conjunction with the Globe and Mail.
Our firm members support a variety of community initiatives, including outreach at local schools and pro bono and volunteer work with organizations aimed at integrating Calgary immigrants into Canadian Society.
At Stikeman Elliott, we are immensely proud of the role that women lawyers play at the firm - both as role models and as leaders in their areas of practice. Some of our specific programs to promote women's success in the firm include mentorship programs and progressive policies on maternity leave and flexible hours.