Taylor Porter Presenting Sponsor of 2021 BRAC “Diversity in Business” Virtual Event

Taylor Porter is the presenting sponsor of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber’s sixth annual “Diversity in Business” event that will take place virtually on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event is free for BRAC investor members; the cost is $10 for non-investors. ExxonMobil and Deloitte are supporting sponsors of the event.

The BRAC event brings together business leaders to discuss the importance of diversity and inclusion and recognizes standout corporate citizens that drive diversity progress. BRAC will bestow its annual Diversity Star Awards to regional organizations exemplifying best practices in Baton Rouge, and the keynote speaker will feature Eric Mitchell, assistant vice president of diversity and inclusion at AT&T. Mitchell will share how the global company has embraced inclusion as a competitive advantage, impacting employee productivity, retention, and engagement, and the company’s bottom line.

Taylor Porter’s 109-year tradition of excellence in client service and strong commitment to diversity and inclusion are evidenced by the promotion of diversity awareness at our firm, our recruitment/retention of diverse professionals, leadership by our women and minority attorneys, and external outreach to the community. Taylor Porter’s BUILD (Building Unity, Inclusion, & Legal Diversity) community outreach program bridges the firm’s diversity efforts with its traditional community outreach and volunteer work. Taylor Porter has partnered with organizations such as Dialogue on Race Louisiana, Volunteers in Public Schools, Mentorship Academy, White Hills Elementary, Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School, Habitat for Humanity, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Baton Rouge to reach and provide assistance to diverse segments of our community. Taylor Porter’s attorneys and staff are actively involved in community service through more than 100 organizations across Louisiana.