From Australia to Hong Kong, Mali to Chile, and everywhere in between, Bates White’s colleagues possess a rich array of experiences, cultures, and traditions from across the globe. And when they join the firm, the International Network helps them feel at home right from day one. The Network provides resources, opportunities to connect with colleagues, ways to share their traditions, and support to navigate the immigration process.
The firm provides a safe, welcoming, and supportive environment
The warm welcome I received when I joined the firm was beyond my expectations. There were so many opportunities to meet people and form relationships even while working remotely.
Chuhang Yin Geissler, Economist
I feel comfortable to be myself whether it is wearing ethnic clothing or sharing my culture. My colleagues are welcoming and embracing.
From visa assistance to finding international grocery stores, the firm provides a wide range of support and resources
The firm helped me grow in my career. It provided me with communication training, one-to-one mentoring, and learning opportunities.
Min Ren, Manager
The amazing support the firm provided to help my family settle in the DC area and address immigration issues exceeded my expectations.
Mashfiqur Khan, Senior Economist
Cultural diversity is valued, embraced, and celebrated
Within a month of joining the firm, I was invited to share my cultural background at a firmwide event.
Amit Bubna, Manager
I love learning about all the customs, cuisines, cultures, and celebrations from our international colleagues.
Employees feel comfortable raising concerns and ideas with senior leadership
Leadership provides a safe and inclusive environment that fosters learning and allows me to grow my career.
Shantel Bartolome, Consultant
I have never worked in a place where leadership is so responsive. Access to senior leadership to raise concerns is effortless. A great example was the creation of the International Network which went from conception to reality in just a few weeks.
Christian Salas, Senior Economist
International colleagues bring perspectives that help us address challenging questions
When working through complex questions, the diversity of ideas and experiences brought by our international colleagues helps us provide creative and thoughtful solutions.
David DeRamus, Partner