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Ice Miller Signs Pay Equity Pledge

Ice Miller Signs Pay Equity Pledge
November 7, 2018
Ice Miller signed the Columbus Commitment: Achieving Pay Equity pledge at the Columbus Women’s Commission Latina Women’s Equal Pay Day event on Nov. 1. Mike Reese, Ice Miller Whiteboard’s Director of Public Advocacy and Business Development, spoke at the event, while Richard Barnhart, a managing partner for Ice Miller, signed the pledge on behalf of the Firm.

The Columbus Commitment was launched by the Columbus Women’s Commission in an effort to eliminate the gender pay gap. Ice Miller signed the pledge because it is dedicated to building a more inclusive workplace that represents the communities it serves, and pay equity is a critical part of meeting that goal. Ice Miller wants to be a part of the solution and is committed to sharing its best practices with other organizations to help bridge that gap and make a meaningful contribution to long-term workforce improvements.

Michael Reese serves as Ice Miller Whiteboard’s Director of Public Advocacy and Business Development and is a member of Ice Miller’s Whiteboard team. Whiteboard’s services include government relations, public policy consultation, economic development, energy consultation, health care and insurance, telecommunications, broadband and network solutions.

Richard Barnhart is a managing partner of Ice Miller and chairs the firm's Finance Committee. Additionally, he chairs the Firm's Banking Practice. A significant percentage of his practice focuses on representing banks and other financial institutions in senior and mezzanine debt facilities. Richard has vast experience in commercial lending and finance transactions including syndicated loans, asset based loans and second lien loans, in a full array of industries. Whether the financing is very complex involving multiple borrowers, multiple facilities, multiple countries or, on the other hand, fairly straight forward and not out of the ordinary, Richard and the banking practice team provides valuable knowledge and experience to their clients.
Learn more about Ice Miller’s commitment to Diversity & Inclusion here.

This publication is intended for general information purposes only and does not and is not intended to constitute legal advice. The reader should consult legal counsel to determine how laws or decisions discussed herein apply to the reader’s specific circumstances.

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