Access & Opportunity: Supporting Our Communities and Colleagues

We understand the transformative impact our firm can have on our communities, employees, and clients. Our commitment to active citizenship enables all team members to drive positive change through philanthropy, volunteerism, and civic and nonprofit board leadership, while advancing firm values and fostering corporate, nonprofit, and school partnerships.

Building on the firm’s commitments to justice, inclusion, and community, we focus our efforts on supporting access and opportunity for marginalized and underrepresented populations. We contribute to systemic solutions where our resources of dollars, time, and expertise are best aligned to make a meaningful, measurable impact.

Diversity & Inclusion

For the seventh consecutive year, Kilpatrick received a perfect score of 100 percent on the **Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), **the foremost benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. Kilpatrick Townsend joins the ranks of over 840 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year. (January 2022)

Educational Equity

Opportunities for underrepresented students, enabling a lifetime of learning and future success:

  • Year-round partnerships with Title I schools and youth development organizations
  • Reading literacy
  • Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) programming

Economic Opportunities

Workforce exposure and mentorship so that underrepresented, unemployed, and underemployed youth and adults understand and have access to job opportunities and career paths:

  • Exposure to legal and STEM careers
  • Mentoring for youth and entrepreneurs
  • Job readiness support

Resilient Communities

A caring corporate citizen in the communities where we live and work:

  • Disaster response and relief
  • Food security
  • Sustainability

Employee Financial Support Fund

Support for Kilpatrick employees who experience unexpected financial hardship. Funding is provided through donations by firm attorneys and professional staff, and grant decisions are made by an independent grant committee. The fund is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.