For many of our clients, diversity, equity, and inclusion is not just a lofty goal but an important part of who they are. It is no different at Schmoyer Reinhard. We have achieved success not only because of the excellence we demand but also thanks to our diverse backgrounds and expertise. In our communities, we are active supporters of programs, organizations, and events that serve underrepresented individuals. Schmoyer Reinhard strongly believes that our open culture, which encourages an inclusive and collaborative environment, allows us to provide the best service to our clients.
Schmoyer Reinhard is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) in partnership with the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA). Our firm has been certified as a women-owned business since 2010, and we are 100% women owned. Click HERE to view our WBE Certificate.
Schmoyer Reinhard is a long-time supporter of the Bexar County Women Bar Association & Foundation (BCWB). Our attorneys have served in leadership positions as well as on committees of this important organization. The mission of BCWB is to improve the status of women in the legal profession by providing its members with diverse opportunities for leadership, mentoring, career development, and involvement in the greater legal community. Click HERE for more information about BCWB.
Christine E. Reinhard is also a founding Steering Committee member of the BCWB’s LEAD Academy, one of the first of its kind in the state of Texas and a premiere leadership program for women attorneys working in and around Bexar County, Texas. The goal of the LEAD Academy is to help talented women attorneys excel in the practice of law and remain engaged in the legal profession by preparing them to take the next step in their careers and become leaders in their field. Click HERE for more information about the LEAD Academy.
Shannon B. Schmoyer is the San Antonio, Texas Chapter Leader for the Harvard Law School Women’s Alliance. (“HLSWA”). The HLSWA is an organization for women graduates of Harvard Law School where they can come together to foster community, networking, and continuing education. A primary goal of the HLSWA is to increase the presence of women in positions of power and leadership. Click HERE for more information about the HLSWA.
Shannon B. Schmoyer is a tribal member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. In addition, she is a member of the Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP). The mission of HUNAP is to bring together Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students and interested individuals from the Harvard community for the purpose of advancing the well-being of Indigenous peoples through self-determination, academic achievement, and community service. Click HERE for more information about HUNAP.
Lanita S. Morgan is a Pathfinder member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. This is an organization of more than 350 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners—the leadership of the profession—who have pledged themselves, through our Leaders at the Front initiative and other means, to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession. Their action programs are designed to attract, inspire, and nurture the talent in society and within their organizations, thereby helping a new and more diverse generation of attorneys ascend to positions of leadership. Click HERE for more information about the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.
Schmoyer Reinhard is a member of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF). NAMWOLF’s Law Firm Membership is comprised of AV-rated and certified firms across the nation that represent major corporate clients. Our attorneys are actively involved in the Labor and Employment Practice Area Committee and are regular speakers at various NAMWOLF conferences. Click HERE for more information about NAMWOLF.
Harrison M. Smith is the chair of the Tarrant County Bar Association Diversity Committee. The Diversity Committee promotes active involvement, inclusion, and participation of minority attorneys and law students in the profession and TCBA. Click HERE for more information about the Tarrant County Bar Association Diversity Committee.
Schmoyer Reinhard is an active participant in the Texas Minority Counsel Program (TMCP). The TMCP was created in 1993 with the mission of increasing opportunities for diverse attorneys who provide legal services to corporate and governmental clients, and to expose organizations to the legal talent of diverse attorneys in Texas. The program, which is open to all attorneys, aims to bolster the amount and significance of legal work obtained by minority, women, and LGBTQ+ attorneys, and attorneys of other groups historically underrepresented. Click HERE for more information about TMCP.
Lanita S. Morgan is an Executive Board Director of The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program. The program was created in 1992, with a dual mission which is to provide assistance to unrepresented veterans or their family members who have filed appeals at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (Court) and to recruit and train attorneys in the field of veterans’ law. Click HERE for more information about The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program.