What does it take to do work that matters?
Knowledge. Talent. Creativity. Ethics. Passion. And most of all, diversity.

At Robinson Gray, we’re committed to cultivating a diverse team of dedicated attorneys and staff members. Why? Because we believe that having a staff that reflects the community around us is not only crucial to our success but also key to a comfortable, supportive work environment.

This commitment to diversity means that we embrace inclusiveness at all levels of the firm-from hiring and seeking to retain diverse lawyers and employees to celebrating our differences in race, gender, age, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, and religious preference to creating and maintaining an atmosphere that promotes respect.

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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Coordinator
Ashley Lamb




Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team Leader
Kelly Morrow




  • Implicit Bias training for attorneys and staff facilitated by two members of the South Carolina Bar’s Diversity Committee  (March 2021)
  • Ashley Lamb attended the Greenville Chamber of Commerce Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit “Amplify the I, Inclusion Starts from Within” (October 2020)
  • Dr. Nika White facilitated Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Leadership Training for our attorneys and staff (September 2020)
  • Robinson Gray Statement on Anti-Racism  (June 19, 2020)
  • Dr. Nika White facilitated a Virtual ‘Town Hall’ for our attorneys and staff to share perspectives and questions related to racial injustice and the Black Lives Matter movement (June 2020)
  • Partnered with Diversity & Inclusion expert Dr. Nika White to assist the firm’s efforts in cultural responsiveness, inclusion, and diversity (2019)
  • “You Are What You Think, So What’s On Your Mind” presentation to staff by Nichole Davis of the South Carolina Bar (April 2019)
  • Robinson Gray has named Ashley Lamb as it’s first Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Coordinator.  .: READ MORE
  • “What is Diversity and Inclusion and Why is it Important to the Workplace” presentation to staff by Susan Kuo of the University of South Carolina School of Law  (May 2018)
  • Beth Richardson and Paul Hoefer attended “Diversity is a State of Mind” CLE hosted by the South Carolina Bar (March 2018)
  • Implementation of the Diversity & Inclusion Five – playing of 3-5 minute Diversity & Inclusion videos created by the South Carolina Bar at our team’s marketing meetings (2018)
  • “What is Diversity and Inclusion and Why is it Important to our Workplace” presentation to attorneys by Jackie Cranford (January 2018)
  • Formation of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team at Robinson Gray, members include both attorneys and staff (2017)
  • Ashley Lamb and Sam Wellborn attended the inaugural Diversity Pipeline Summit, an event focused on increasing the diversity of the legal profession in South Carolina, co-sponsored by the South Carolina Bar, Charleston School of Law and the University of South Carolina School of Law (July 2021)
  • Sam Wellborn moderated the South Carolina Leaders Forum “Making Progress: Practical Steps for Advancing Diversity & Inclusion Within Your Organization,” co-hosted by South Carolina Bar and South Carolina Chamber of Commerce (March 2021)
  • Beth Richardson served as a panelist on Thomson Reuters’ virtual Diversity and Inclusion Roundtable entitled “Build a Culture of Inclusion to Retain High Potential Diverse Talent at Midsize Law Firms”  (February 2021)
  • La’Jessica Stringfellow organized the South Carolina Bar Virtual Fireside Chat Series: Beyond the Robe and moderated the second installment with Justice Kaye Hearn, Judge Aphrodite Konduros, and Judge Alison Lee (November 2020) and the fourth installment with retired Circuit Court Judge Richard E. Fields and Judge Deadra L. Jefferson (February 2021)
  • Jasmine Smith presented on a panel at the ABA LLC Institute entitled “New Ethical Developments in the Practice of Transitional Law: Diversity and the Duty to Inquire” (November 2020)
  • Jasmine Smith presented on a panel at the ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting entitled “Anti-Racist Speech and Action: Where Does the Legal Profession and Amended Model Rule 8.4(g) Go from Here?” (September 2020)
  • Beth Richardson and Director of Marketing Janie Langdale co-authored “Two Law Firms Paving the Way in South Carolina and Beyond” in the July/August 2020 issue of The Federal Lawyer , The Magazine of the Federal Bar Association (September 2020)
  • La’Jessica Stringfellow summarized the State v. Spears South Carolina Supreme Court opinion and analyzes the “reasonable person” standard. (July 2020) .:READ MORE
  • Cal Watson participated in the SC Bar Diversity Committee’s panel discussion on implicit bias at the SC Judicial Conference’s Staff Attorney and Law Clerk Seminar (September 2019)
  • Hosted a Friend-Raiser at the Modjeska Monteith Simkins House in Columbia (May 2019)
  • Sam Wellborn presented on Diversity & Inclusion at a CLE for the Palmetto Paralegal Association (April 2019)
  • Sam Wellborn participated in the S.C. Leaders Forum: A Discussion of Diversity & Inclusion in Law & Business organized by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina Bar (April 2019)
  • La’Jessica Stringfellow wrote an article for the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association’s publication about Jonathan Jasper Wright, a pivotal figure in South Carolina’s legal history .: READ MORE
  • Molly Campolong interviewed firm founders Betsy Gray and Becky Laffitte for an article she authored for ABA Law Practice Today. The article, “Making it Rain: Elizabeth Van Doren Gray and Rebecca Laffitte, reviews the attorneys’ paths to becoming named partners, defining moments in their legal careers, and their experiences being women in the legal industry. (October 2018)