Peterson, Johnson and Murray, S.C.
Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with branch offices in Madison, Kenosha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin, as well as Chicago, Illinois, this law firm is located in one of the most rapidly diversifying areas of the country. A large portion of Milwaukee County’s population is African-American, with growing Hispanic and Asian communities. For over 25 years, Peterson, Johnson & Murray, S.C. has provided legal services to mid-size and large corporations, small businesses and individual professionals that have interests in the State of Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. Peterson, Johnson & Murray, S.C. is committed to providing high quality professional services with a diverse work force.
Peterson, Johnson & Murray, S.C. has created a standing Diversity Committee charged with the responsibility of developing, monitoring and evaluating the firm’s strategies and progress in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. The Diversity Committee is comprised of members with a wide variety of backgrounds, including both junior and senior shareholders, associates, administrators, men and women. These individuals share a strong commitment to increasing the firm’s diversity and use their unique experiences and backgrounds to support and further that goal. Peterson, Johnson & Murray, S.C.’s Diversity Committee encourages attorney and staff input from all corners of the firm. The Committee meets regularly to formulate both long-range goals and specific diversity initiatives including marketing and client development, staffing, recruiting, training, mentoring and community involvement.
Women and Minority Attorneys
Peterson, Johnson & Murray, S.C. is an equal opportunity employer providing a wide variety of career opportunities for attorneys and legal service professionals. The firm promotes a supportive work environment and enhances recruitment, retention and advancement of attorneys with diverse backgrounds.
Women currently hold leadership positions in several pre-eminent practice areas, including Medical Malpractice, Worker’s Compensation, Employment and Family Law. In addition, women attorneys regularly serve in management capacities as members of the firm’s Board of Directors. The current firm operations include women and minorities serving in leadership positions in the following departments: Accounting, Client Development and Marketing, Human Resources, Information Technology and Library Services.
Diversity in the Profession
Peterson, Johnson & Murray, S.C. is a member of many Wisconsin-based diversity organizations and women’s networking events sponsored by these organizations. The Firm encourages these activities and values the need to have its attorneys develop stronger networking ties among women and minorities in the legal profession.
Peterson, Johnson & Murray, S.C. attorneys are active members of a wide range of professional organizations committed to diversity, including the Defense Research Institute on the national level and the Association for Women Lawyers on the state level.
Continued Emphasis on Diversity
Peterson, Johnson & Murray, S.C. places a high premium on diversity and will continue to promote diversity in providing legal services to its clients. We are firmly committed to better client service by attracting, retaining and promoting individuals of exceptional ability and talent from all genders and from a broad range of racial, ethnic, social, economic and religious backgrounds.
For more information about Peterson, Johnson & Murray, S.C.’s commitment to diversity, please call (414) 278-8800.