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Markowitz Herbold strives to live up to its DEI legacy

July 8, 2021

Austin De Dios, Contributing Writer, Portland Business Journal

Markowitz Herbold was co-founded by a woman in a time when women litigators couldn’t even become partners at their law firms. Today, its members say they work to continue Barrie Herbold's legacy of diversity, equity and inclusion.

“The inclusive culture of our firm started long ago, and we are reminded of that culture and that legacy,” said Sondra Nolan, a Markowitz paralegal. “It’s important to continue that legacy, often in words, and then also in policy.”

The firm established a DEI committee in 2018, which includes between eight and 10 members. Since its establishment, the committee has striven to develop a more inclusive workplace, according to the firm.

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