HSML is a minority-owned and controlled business that encourages a team-oriented approach to our work. Together, our legal team and support staff make up a group of diverse individuals working toward a common goal of providing excellent service to our clients. HSML fosters an environment and firm culture wherein individuals produce work for which they can take immense pride and satisfaction, doing so alongside colleagues who are both collaborative and respectful. All the while, HSML promotes an environment that fosters both commitment to clients, colleagues, as well as to our families and our communities.

Our Commitment

As an intellectual property law firm with both national and international clients, HSML reaffirms its cornerstone commitment to recruiting and retaining a professional workforce that reflects the rich cultural and ethnic diversity of our client base and our community. Our clients are enriched by working with a diverse group of exceptional attorneys and staff who bring different perspectives and experiences to bear, thus facilitating more creative and innovative solutions for our clients.


HSML strives to recruit and retain diverse attorneys and staff so that, regardless of their background, all who work under the HSML banner are included, valued, supported, and given ample opportunity to succeed. HSML seeks to recruit and retain attorneys and staff who possess varying perspectives, life experiences, and diverse backgrounds. With this commitment in mind, the firm undertakes focused and targeted efforts through participation in minority law school association events and through active participation in specialty and minority bar associations. Additionally, the firm’s support staff is, and will continue to be, staffed by individuals of varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds.


HSML ensures that all of our attorneys and staff are provided full access to opportunities that will allow them to flourish as they provide excellent service to the firm’s clients. We are committed to not only hiring exceptional candidates, but also to providing them appropriate work assignments, mentoring, training, and client networking opportunities that ultimately will allow them to rise to positions of substantial responsibility both within the firm and with our clients.


HSML remains committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce that promotes equality and fairness to all. We continually self-monitor to ensure that the firm meets our diversity and inclusion goals, and we take action to promote awareness of employment opportunities, develop internal talent and attract qualified applicants from non-traditional sources to ensure we hire and promote the best that our workforce has to offer. Our diverse workforce helps position us to appeal to diverse clients and also to enhance the workplace experience for our team. We promote skills in understanding others as ways to generate better ideas, to avoid problems, and to move us toward our mission with greater success.