At Miller Thomson, inclusion and diversity are critical components of our vision, values and strategic plan.
Supported by the firm’s leadership, our inclusion and diversity initiatives are an integral component of our business strategy and key to our success. As a national law firm representing a diverse client base, we are committed to attracting, retaining, promoting and developing talented professionals and staff to better enable us to serve our clients creatively, to reflect our clients’ workforces and values, as well as the communities in which firm members live and work.
An inclusive and diverse environment is what helps us to thrive in the national and global marketplaces.
Awards and accolades
Miller Thomson is proud to be named among the finalists, alongside our client referee Birks Group, for the Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: North America 2021 in three categories:
- Canada Private Practice – Firm Award: Outstanding Law Firm for D&I
- Canada In-House – Individual Award: Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion
- Gassim Bangoura, Birks Group Inc.
- Canada In-House – Company Award: Outstanding Company for Diversity and Inclusion
- Birks Group Inc.
The awards, which celebrate the achievements of firms and individuals across North America who are advancing diversity and inclusion through various initiatives, will be presented at a virtual ceremony on June 17, 2021.
Miller Thomson was certified silver level by Women in Governance’s Parity Certification in 2018. Women in Governance serves to help Canadian organizations achieve gender parity and increase the representation of women in roles where they have historically been underrepresented. The certification process evaluates parity at the decision-making level of an organization as well as its commitment to implement mechanisms that enable women at all levels of the organization’s hierarchy achieve career advancement and to create a pipeline of female talent.