Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are at the core of Dechert’s culture and business strategy. They shape the firm’s Personal Commitments and Guiding Principles. Our core values underscore our inclusive approach and embody our commitment to our work, clients, and talent. With these principles in mind, we strive to:

  • Maintain an inclusive environment that cultivates and values different backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Harness the power of difference to enrich our relationships with clients through diverse and talented teams.
  • Create equal and fair access to all aspects of firm life.
  • Uphold our commitment to diversity by being a leader in the legal industry through innovation and sustained diligence.

Five Things to Know About This Firm

  1. Founded in 1875
  2. 29 offices worldwide
  3. Recognized among the top 10 U.S. law firms for pro bono work in The American Lawyer’s Pro Bono Survey
  4. Named “Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion” by Chambers in 2019
  5. Named “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” by HRC in 2021