OUR CLIENTS

Research. Consulting. Pro Bono. Advocacy. Coaching. Mentoring. Learning.
We live our Mission & Fundamentals in every interaction with every client who gives us the privilege of joining them on their leadership and inclusion journeys.  The following is a representative list of clients that we have had the opportunity to serve.

Corporations
  • Allstate
  • Altria
  • Amway Corporation
  • Aon Hewitt
  • AT&T
  • Assurant
  • Axinn
  • Bank of America
  • Baxter
  • Beam Suntory
  • BG & E
  • Big Heart Pet Brands
  • BMO Harris Bank
  • Central Exchange
  • Civic Consulting Alliance
  • Chicago Lawyer
  • Cleo
  • CME Group
  • ComEd
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Darden Restaurant
  • Deloitte
  • Dow Corning
  • DuPont
  • Exelon Corporation
  • GE
  • Genentech, Inc.
  • Hallmark
  • HBO
  • Honda
  • Inforum
  • James B. Moran Center
  • JAMS, Inc.
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Law Vision Group
  • Merck
  • Meritor
  • MetroSquash
  • MillerCoors
  • Minnesota Lawyers Mutual
  • Nationwide
  • New York Life Insurance
  • Northern Trust
  • Opt-Up
  • OptTek
  • Public Company Growth & Compliance (PCGC)
  • PeopleScout
  • Pricewaterhouse Cooper LLP (PwC)
  • Ricoh
  • Shell
  • Thompson Reuters
  • University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
  • United Health Care
  • Upwork
  • Visa International
  • Walmart
Professional Service Firms
  • Accenture
  • Aon Hewitt
  • Anderson Kill
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Arnold & Porter
  • Ascend Leadership
  • Baker Botts
  • Baker Hostetler
  • Baker Hughes
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Ballard Spahr
  • Balch and Bingham
  • Barack Ferazzano
  • Barnes & Thornburg
  • Bass Berry
  • Bates White
  • Beam Suntory
  • Beverage and Diamond
  • Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price
  • Bingham Greenbaum Doll
  • Bingham McHale
  • Blank Rome
  • Bond Schoeneck & King
  • Bracewell & Giuliani
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
  • Braker and Eller
  • Brickler & Eckler
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • Bryan Cave
  • Buchanan, Ingersoll, and Rooney
  • Business Innovation Conference
  • Calfee, Halter and Griswold
  • Chadbourne and Parke
  • Chapman and Cutler
  • Christian and Small
  • ChIPs
  • Cleary Gottlieb
  • Cohen & Gresser
  • Covington & Burling
  • Cozen O’Connor
  • Crowell & Moring
  • Davis, Graham & Stubbs
  • Davis Wright Tremaine
  • Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Deloitte
  • Dentons
  • Dickstein Shapiro
  • DLA Piper
  • Dorsey & Whitney
  • Drinker Biddle
  • Duane Morris
  • Dykema Gossett
  • Ernst and Young
  • Faegre Baker Daniels
  • Faegre & Benson
  • Fisher & Phillips
  • Fitch Even
  • Foley Hoag
  • Foley & Lardner
  • Ford & Harrison
  • Forman Perry
  • Forman Watkins
  • Foster Pepper
  • Frankfurt Kurnit
  • Fredrikson & Byron
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • Fried Frank
  • Frost Brown Todd
  • Fulbright & Jaworski
  • Gable Gotwals
  • George Stewart
  • Godfrey & Kahn
  • Goodwin, Procter & Hoar
  • Gordon Rees
  • Gould & Ratner
  • Gray Plant Mooty
  • Great Lakes Relocation Counsel of Ohio
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale
  • Guggenheim Partners
  • Hall Evans
  • Haynes & Boone
  • Hildebrandt
  • Hirschler Fleisher
  • Hodgson Russ
  • Holland & Hart
  • Houlihan Lokey
  • Howrey
  • Hughes Socol
  • Husch Blackwell
  • Irell & Manella
  • Jackson Walker
  • Jenner & Block
  • Johns Manville
  • Jones Day
  • Jones Walker
  • K&L Gates
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman
  • Kaufman Dolowich Voluck
  • Kaye Scholer
  • Kegler Brown
  • Kelley Drye & Warren
  • Kilpatrick Townsend
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • KPMG
  • Kramer Levin
  • Lane Powell
  • Lathrop Gage
  • Levenfeld Pearstein
  • Lewis Roca
  • Lindquist & Vennum
  • Liskow & Lewis
  • Littler Mendelson
  • Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell
  • Loeb & Loeb
  • Marshall Gerstein
  • Mayer Brown
  • McAndrews Held
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • McDonald Hopkins
  • McDonnell Bohehen
  • Miles & Stockbridge
  • Miller Canfield
  • Miller Thomson
  • Miller & Chevalier
  • Mintz Levin
  • Morris James
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Morrison & Foerster
  • Munger Tolles & Olson
  • Neal Gerber
  • Nixon Peabody
  • Nossaman
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • Olsson Frank Weeda
  • O’Melveny & Myers
  • Parker Hudson
  • Patterson Balknap Webb & Taylor
  • Paul Hastings
  • Perkins Coie
  • Pepper Hamilton
  • Pillsbury Winthrop
  • Polsinelli Shugart
  • Porter Wright
  • Porzio, Bromberg, Newman P.C.
  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI)
  • Quarles & Brady
  • Reed Smith
  • Rivkin Radler
  • Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi
  • Ropes & Gray
  • Saul Ewing
  • Schiff Hardin
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel
  • Sedgwick
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon
  • SHRM
  • Silk Adler
  • Skadden Arps
  • Smith Amundsen
  • Smith Moore
  • Strasburger & Price
  • Steptoe & Johnson
  • Sterne Kessler
  • Stinson Morrison
  • Stoel Rives
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Sullivan and Worcester
  • Sutherland Asbill
  • Taft Stettinius & Holister LLP
  • Thompson Coburn
  • Thompson & Knight
  • Troutman Sanders
  • Vedder Price
  • Vinson & Elkins
  • Waller Lansden
  • Warner Norcross
  • Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell
  • White & Case
  • Wildman Harrold
  • Wilson Elser
  • Winston & Strawn
  • Winthrop & Weinstine
  • Witt Kieffer
Government Entities
  • Cook County Office of the Public Guardian
  • District of Kansas Judges
  • City of Chicago
  • City of Columbus
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Illinois Attorney General’s Office
  • Illinois Attorney Registration Disciplinary Commission
  • Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
  • Kansas District Court Judges
  • Los Angeles County
  • National Security Agency (NSA)
  • New York City Law Department
  • Relocation Council of Ohio
  • United States Attorney’s Office – Western District of Washington
  • United States Navy
  • U.S. District Court
  • U.S Law Firm Group
Educational Institutions
  • Benedictine College
  • Lewis University
  • Loyola University
  • Michigan State University (MSU)
  • Moses Brown School
  • National Louis University
  • Northwestern University
  • Ottawa University
  • PLI
  • Samford University – Southeastern Business Law Institute
  • Southern Illinois University
  • State University of New York
  • The John Marshall Law School
  • UIUC Law
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Nebraska College of Law
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Washington & Lee School of Law
Not-For-Profits & Membership Associations
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)
  • American Association of Retired Persons
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation
  • ABA Business Law Section
  • ABA Journal Program WOC
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • American Association for Justice
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • American Library Association
  • Arizona Bar
  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Association of Legal Administrators
  • Association of Legal Administrators Atlanta
  • Association of Legal Administrators Chicago
  • Association of Legal Administrators Greater Chicago
  • Association of Legal Administrators Houston
  • Association of Legal Administrators Maryland
  • Association of Legal Administrators HR
  • Association of Legal Administrators International
  • Association of Legal Administrators Minnesota
  • Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals
  • Association of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Big Heart Pet Brands
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago
  • Business Innovation Conference
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Center for Legal Inclusiveness
  • Center for Women in Law
  • Center of Workforce Innovations
  • Chicago Association of Legal Personnel Administrators
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women
  • Chicago Bar Foundation
  • Chicago Club
  • Chicago Committee
  • Chicago Lawyer
  • Chicago Professionals for Youth
  • Chicago Shakespeare
  • Chicago United
  • Chicago Urban League
  • City Bar of New York
  • City of Alexandria
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in the Law
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Consortium for Advancing Women Lawyers
  • Corporate Counsel Women of Color
  • DRI – The Voice of The Defense Bar
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Executive Women’s Alliance
  • Executive Women in Finance
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Federal Public Defenders
  • Financial Planners Association
  • Firm Think
  • First Chair
  • Government Finance Officers Association
  • Hospital Corporation of America (HCA)
  • Illinois Legal Advocates
  • Indian American Medical Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association
  • Joffrey Ballet
  • Just the Beginning Foundation
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
  • Leadership Greater Chicago
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Minnesota Black Women Lawyers Network
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • National Association of Collegiate Women’s Athletics Administration
  • National Association of Legal Career Professionals
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • National Conference of Women Bar Associations
  • National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC)
  • National Native-American Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Northern Illinois Society for Human Resource Management (NISHRM)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Private Law Librarians (PLL)
  • Professional Development Consortium
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • South Asian Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Convention
  • South Carolina Women Lawyer Association
  • STAR Chicago
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • STEPUp Women’s Network
  • Teach for America
  • Tech Law Group
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Texas Women Lawyers
  • The Conference Board
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • Washington State Association for Justice
  • Women’s Association of Venture and Equity

Think Smarter. Lead Better.

  • The biggest mistake is believing there is one right way to listen, to talk, to have a conversation -- or a relationship.

    Deborah Tannen
  • Diversity creates dimension in the world.

    Elizabeth Ann Lawless
  • Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike.

    Madame De Stael
  • One must even beware of too much certainty that the answer to life's problems can only be found in one way and that all must agree to search for light in the same way and cannot find it in any other way.

    Eleanor Roosevelt
  • America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.

    Louis D. Brandeis
  • Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.

    Walter Lippmann
  • Controversial' as we all know, is often a euphemism for 'interesting and intelligent.

    Kevin Smith
  • When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.

    Charles Evan Hughes
  • Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.

    Malcolm Forbes
  • Diversity and independence are important because the best collective decisions are the product of disagreement and contest, not consensus or compromise.

    James Surowiecki
  • Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.

    Stephen R. Covey
  • Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • There never were in the world two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity.

    Michel de Montaigne
  • Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.

    Isaac Asimov
  • Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy among free men.

    Herbert Hoover
  • The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.

    F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.

    Albert Einstein
  • Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs.

    Leo Tolstoy
  • Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilisation.

    Mahatma Gandhi
  • Wide differences of opinion in matters of religious, political, and social belief must exist if conscience and intellect alike are not to be stunted, if there is to be room for healthy growth.

    Theodore Roosevelt
  • Difference of opinion is helpful in religion.

    Thomas Jefferson
  • I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow.

    Woodrow Wilson
  • It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.

    Albert Einstein
  • In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction.

    Audre Lorde
  • Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity.They are the vital process of policy among free men.

    Herbert Hoover
  • To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

    Tony Robbins
  • Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.

    Stephen R. Covey
  • Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences.

    Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Differences challenge assumptions.

    Anne Wilson Schaef