Diversity Initiative

Diversity Mission Statement

Diversity and individual uniqueness bring new ideas, creativity and strength to an organization. The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel actively advocates for expanding inclusiveness in the legal profession, and seeks to ensure equal opportunity for all persons in the membership, leadership, engagement and activities of the FDCC regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, disability, country of origin, socio-economic status, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The FDCC is committed to providing access to knowledge, justice and fellowship in an environment of fairness and equitable treatment for everyone.


Learn more about FDCC's commitment to diversity & inclusion here


Imoh E. Akpan
Goldberg Segalla
Baltimore, MD


Joanne T. Blackburn
Gillaspy & Rhode PLLC
Kirkland, WA