PADC is committed to increasing the number of attorneys of diverse backgrounds working at law firms and corporate law departments in the greater Philadelphia region.

PADC calls on all its members and their firms to make a concerted commitment to this resolution in their hiring practice. In collaboration with area educational institutions, governments, professional associations, corporations and businesses, PADC will develop initiatives and programs that will support the success of these lawyers and encourage them to come to and practice law in Philadelphia.

PADC is committed to fostering participation of a more diverse group of lawyers in Philadelphia in order to make our legal profession stronger, more productive and better equipped to address the challenges of the 21st century. PADC believes that diversity includes all individuals who bring unique perspective or outlook to the practice of law.