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Roig Lawyers

Contact: Celina Metlick
Work 1255 S. Military Trail, Suite 100 Deerfield Beach FL 33442 Work Phone: 954-462-0330 Membership: July 20, 2021 Website: www.roiglawyers.com
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MISSION STATEMENT: At Roig Lawyers, diversity is deeply ingrained in our firm’s identity. We have a rare cultural philosophy that supports our collaborative approach in the workplace. Roig Lawyers is committed to fostering a uniquely different workplace of exceptional professionals of all races, religions, genders, sexual orientations and family structures.

  • Do you have a written diversity strategy that has been communicated to your employees?  YES
  • Do you have a policy that specifically prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression?  YES
  • Do you provide opportunity for employees to voluntarily disclose their sexual orientation or gender identity and expression through your company’s data collective procedures?  YES
  • Do you have a policy that specifically provides for paid parental leave?  YES
  • Do you have an equality or diversity and inclusion policy?  YES
  • Do you have a policy that allows employees to work flexible hours?  YES
    • Total Employees:  135 with more than 75% diversity
    • Executive Management Diversity: more than 70% diversity
      • Does your company have a Diversity and Inclusion Committee? YES
      • Leadership within a Diversity Organization
        • Nelson C. Bellido, Managing Partner Miami Office:
          • NAMWOLF, Board of Directors (2020-Present), Co-Chair of Trial PAC (2018 – 2019), Trials PAC and Development Committee (2016-Present)
          • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member (2008- present); Finance Development Committee, Member (2015-present); Mentor (2012- present)
          • Cuban American Bar Association, Director (2006-2013)Veresa Jones Adams, Partner:
          • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, 2016 Fellows Program, Member
          • The Florida Bar, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Member (2016-2017)Jessica Z. Martin, Partner:
          • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, MemberMichael A. Rosenberg, Managing Partner:
          • NAMWOLF, Insurance Services PAC and Development Committee (2016-Present)
          • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Member
      • DEI Awards and Recognitions
        • 2020 Diversity Rankings• Ranked #1 on Law360’s “Best Law Firms for Most Diverse Equity Partnerships”
        • 2019 Diversity Rankings
          • Ranked #1 on Law360’s “Best Law Firms for Minority Equity Partners”
          • Ranked #1 on Law360’s “Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys”
          • Ranked #7 on Law360’s “Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys”
      • Presenting a diversity-focused topic at a professional event
        • Our partner Nelson C. Bellido has been a featured speaker at Duke University Law School on diversity and inclusion. In 2019, he spoke at Duke University on the topic entitled, “Diversity & Ethics in the Legal Profession: The Changing Cultural Landscape and Role of Higher Education.” He was also a presenter at the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) Driving Diversity & Leadership Conference.  In 2020, Nelson was a speaker for The Hispanic National Bar Association’s Virtual Ventanita event where he spoke on ethics and holding public officials accountable.
      • Women and/or minorities that hold board member positions in any other organization:  YES
      • Reporting of DE&I metrics:  YES
      • Attendance at diversity focused events:  YES
      • Sponsorship of a Diversity Event:  YES
      • Membership payments for employees to join diverse organizations:  YES
      • Social Responsibility: Volunteerism and donation to causes promoting equity partnering outside DE&I Groups:
        • We believe that giving back to our communities is essential. Our firm believes in making a difference in our community each day through volunteer service and monetary donations to a variety of non-profit organizations throughout the State of Florida.  Most recently, our Firm participated in a virtual Turkey Trot where we raised $4,500 to donate to the Girls Like You Mentorship Program whose mission is to transform the lives of young girls who are facing life challenges. This program is extra special to us because it’s run by our own employee, Toni Hill.Other organizations we support include but are not limited to:4Kids of South Florida
          Accelerate the Brain Cancer Cure
          Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County
          Chapman Partnership: Empowering the Homeless
          The Children’s Healing Institute
          Children’s Home Society
          Cannonball Miami
          Dunedin Fine Art Center
          Feeding America- Tampa Bay
          Feeding South Florida
          Fort Lauderdale Fraternal Order of Police
          Gateway Community Outreach Food Pantry
          Gaskov Clerge Foundation
          Girls Like You
          Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
          Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation
          Kidside, Inc.
          Lawyers for Literacy
          March of Dimes
          Master Chorale of South Florida
          Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services
          Miami-Dade County Youth Fair
          Miami Dolphins and AARP Foundation One Million Meals Project
          Miami Rescue Mission
          Red Cross
          Ronald McDonald House Charities
          Salvation Army
          Second Harvest Food Bank
          Switchboard Miami
          Tampa Fraternal Order of Police
          Tampa General Hospital Foundation
          Toys for Tots
          Wounded Warriors Project
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