A diverse and inclusive team enriches the work environment for everyone and is a catalyst for the type of creative solutions we deliver to our clients with each opportunity. Recruiting, advancing, and creating a supportive environment for people of all races, genders, ethnicities, sexual orientations, religions, and backgrounds is important to us.

We are also committed to supporting the diverse communities in which we live through charitable giving, community involvement, and the provision of pro bono services. Click here to download our brochure that outlines Ulmer’s commitment to civic engagement and making a positive impact in the world.

Each member of our team below is dedicated to the communities we are proud to represent. So please read about these wonderful people and how they are working for you.

To learn more about Ulmer & Berne’s Diversity & Inclusion program.  

We Work For You

Mary Forbes Lovett Elected to Ulmer & Berne’s Management Committee
Mary Forbes Lovett Elected to Ulmer & Berne’s Management Committee
Patricia A. Shlonsky Inducted as Fellow of The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel
Patricia A. Shlonsky Inducted as Fellow of The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel
Michael Davis Hoenig Joins Board of Anti-Defamation League Cleveland Regional Office
Michael Davis Hoenig Joins Board of Anti-Defamation League Cleveland Regional Office
Timothy J. Downing Named to The National Law Journal’s Inaugural Equality Trailblazers List
Timothy J. Downing Named to The National Law Journal’s Inaugural Equality Trailblazers List
Brooke Tyus Takes on Leadership Roles with the CWRU Law Alumni Association Board and Women in Music
Brooke Tyus Takes on Leadership Roles with the CWRU Law Alumni Association Board and Women in Music
Frances Floriano Goins Elected to Beck Center for the Arts Board of Directors
Frances Floriano Goins Elected to Beck Center for the Arts Board of Directors
Inajo Davis Chappell Named One of Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Women in Corporate America
Inajo Davis Chappell Named One of Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Women in Corporate America
Amanda Martinsek Named to 2019 List of “Women Worth Watching” by Profiles in Diversity Journal
Amanda Martinsek Named to 2019 List of “Women Worth Watching” by Profiles in Diversity Journal
Emily S. Prem Appointed to Advisory Board of Directors for Portaluca
Emily S. Prem Appointed to Advisory Board of Directors for Portaluca
Rachael Rodman Appointed to IPO Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Rachael Rodman Appointed to IPO Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Michelle M. Thompson Named to Dayton Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 Class
Michelle M. Thompson Named to Dayton Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 Class
Stephanie Dutchess Trudeau Named 2019 BTI Client Service All-Star
Stephanie Dutchess Trudeau Named 2019 BTI Client Service All-Star
Our Commitment to Community
Our Commitment to Community
Ulmer Associate to Join Board of Directors of Greater Cleveland Volunteers
Ulmer Associate to Join Board of Directors of Greater Cleveland Volunteers
Ulmer Attorney Appointed to Chicago Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Committee
Ulmer Attorney Appointed to Chicago Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Committee
Ulmer Counsel Yvette R. Simpson to Lead National Progressive Group Democracy for America
Ulmer Counsel Yvette R. Simpson to Lead National Progressive Group Democracy for America
Manju Gupta Appointed to Board of Directors of DANCECleveland
Manju Gupta Appointed to Board of Directors of DANCECleveland
Ulmer Attorneys Participate in Name and Gender Change Legal Clinics
Ulmer Attorneys Participate in Name and Gender Change Legal Clinics
Ulmer Hosts Columbus Office Diversity Champions Panel
Ulmer Hosts Columbus Office Diversity Champions Panel
BowTie Cause Founder Dhani Jones Visits Ulmer’s Cincinnati Office
BowTie Cause Founder Dhani Jones Visits Ulmer’s Cincinnati Office
Stephanie Harley Quoted in Law360
Stephanie Harley Quoted in Law360
Ulmer Attorney Daniela Paez Named to Crain’s Forty Under 40 Class
Ulmer Attorney Daniela Paez Named to Crain’s Forty Under 40 Class
Supporting Transgender Employees: Moving Beyond Compliance to Culture Change
Supporting Transgender Employees: Moving Beyond Compliance to Culture Change
Human Rights Campaign - 25th Annual Cleveland Gala
Human Rights Campaign - 25th Annual Cleveland Gala
Georgia Hatzis Named to Greek America Foundation’s “Forty Under 40” List
Georgia Hatzis Named to Greek America Foundation’s “Forty Under 40” List
Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio’s Walk, Rock & Run
Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio’s Walk, Rock & Run
Our Diversity Team
Our Diversity Team
Tom McIntosh Involved in the LGBTQ Community
Tom McIntosh Involved in the LGBTQ Community
Dolores (Lola) Garcia Prignitz named to Cleveland Bridge Builders Class of 2018
Dolores (Lola) Garcia Prignitz named to Cleveland Bridge Builders Class of 2018
Robin Miller Named a 2017 “Woman Worth Watching”
Robin Miller Named a 2017 “Woman Worth Watching”
Trevor Hardy Published in Bloomberg Law on Transgender Protections in the Workplace
Trevor Hardy Published in Bloomberg Law on Transgender Protections in the Workplace
Christine Watchorn Named 2018 “Woman Worth Watching”  by Profiles in Diversity Journal®
Christine Watchorn Named 2018 “Woman Worth Watching” by Profiles in Diversity Journal®
Immigration Law at Ulmer - David W. Leopold
Immigration Law at Ulmer - David W. Leopold
Diversity & Inclusion at Ulmer & Berne
Diversity & Inclusion at Ulmer & Berne