The BGD team is comprised of driven, hard-working individuals collaborating to develop creative and innovative legal practices. We seek new team members with unique perspectives and diverse backgrounds who share the values that define our culture. We look for candidates who share our entrepreneurial attitude, who are driven, who demonstrate grit and resilience, who have intellectual curiosity, exceptional interpersonal skills, and are enthusiastic about owning projects and initiatives.
We believe that combining experiences, knowledge, and ideas from individuals with different backgrounds allows us to provide our clients with the most innovative and effective solutions. We encourage all of our attorneys and staff members to recognize the value of diversity in creating a fulfilling work environment and better results for our clients. We are always learning, and we believe that the best way to improve on our ideas is to seek out opinions and perspectives that are different from our own.
BGD Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship
Bingham Greenebaum Doll is committed to creating an inclusive, respectful, and open culture made up of talented individuals of diverse backgrounds. We strive to sustain a work environment in which each individual’s perspective, background, skills, and abilities are valued. To achieve this mission, BGD is committed to hiring, retaining, and developing a diverse team of employees that reflect the various communities in which we work. We strive to create a climate of inclusion, grow our talent pool, and foster innovation and creativity.
As part of our ongoing commitment to diversity, we are pleased to announce the Bingham Greenebaum Doll Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship. Candidates must be first-year law students who demonstrate a commitment to contributing meaningfully to the diversity and inclusion goals of BGD and the legal profession. The Scholarship recipient will have a paid position in the firm’s summer associate program in the Indianapolis Office. At the completion of a successful first summer, including receipt and acceptance of an offer to return to the firm for a second summer, the Scholarship recipient will receive $5,000. In addition, Scholarship recipients who return for a second summer will receive $5,000 at the completion of a successful second summer, including receipt and acceptance of an offer to join the firm as an entry-level associate.
To learn more about eligibility and how to apply, click here.
LCLD Member Firm
Our firm is a proud member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), a national organization made up of the general counsel and managing partners of the leading corporations and law firms in the country, working to build a more open and diverse legal profession.
Founded in 2009, LCLD has grown to an organization of more than 265 Members. United by a spirit of activism and personal commitment, LCLD Members participate widely in the programs they've created—leading by example, taking action, and challenging the legal profession to prepare future generations of diverse talent for the highest positions of leadership.
In addition, BGD Partner and Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair Tonya Vachirasomboon (pictured) has been selected as a 2017 LCLD Fellow, one of most comprehensive legal talent development programs in the country. Tonya is part of the largest class ever for the landmark LCLD program focused on building relationships and leadership skills.
Recruiting Efforts: Diverse Backgrounds and Perspectives
BGD actively pursues opportunities to engage with people of various backgrounds who are interested in the legal profession.
We are one of the three leading sponsors of the Indianapolis Bar Association (IndyBar) annual Diversity Job Fair. This event is one of the region’s largest job fairs focused on connecting diverse candidates with career opportunities in Indianapolis, a city with a thriving tech economy and amenities that cater to the needs of highly-skilled professionals. We also proudly provide a $2,500 scholarship to a deserving student interviewing at the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair every year as an effort to support the pipeline of diverse legal talent.
Our attorneys also participate in several minority job fairs throughout the year, including the ABA Council on Legal Education Opportunity.
BGD Women's Forum
The Bingham Greenebaum Doll Women’s Forum facilitates opportunities for women clients, business owners and community leaders. Our focus on serving professional women through community involvement, networking and thought leadership sets us apart in the legal community. The Bingham Greenebaum Doll Women’s Forum emphasizes mentoring, fostering relationships and open communication among our female attorneys, clients and professional colleagues. These are the key elements in creating a culture of success for women.