Fletcher Yoder actively encourages a diverse workplace. We participate in and sponsor various organizations to improve and broaden the collective perspective of our firm, which we believe benefits our clients. Indeed, we believe unique and diverse perspectives result in creative solutions.

Fletcher Yoder actively encourages minority recruiting and we have been quite successful with our efforts to increase diversity among our professionals. We believe our success in this area demonstrates our ongoing commitment to provide every advantage to our clients. Indeed, with the diversity of thought and experience in our ranks, we feel we can better serve our client base.


Our diversity goals include increasing awareness of diversity in the workplace, maintaining diverse teams for our clients, and facilitating recruitment of diverse team members.

Members of Fletcher Yoder are active participants in various organizations that encourage and support diversity in the legal field. Fletcher Yoder, as a firm, sponsors various organizations and encourages team members to get involved with diversity organizations of interest to each individual.

Associates of our firm are actively involved in school mixers for a variety of minority organizations and conferences. If you are a interested in learning more about employment with Fletcher Yoder, please check with us regarding our schedule for such events. Further, the firm is excited to announce that we are developing diversity mentorship programs for new law school graduates and will be providing details regarding this program in the near future.

A few organizations that Fletcher Yoder actively supports include:

Chiefs in Intellectual Property (ChIPs)
State Bar of Texas – Asian Pacific Interest Section (APIS)
Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)
Texas Minority Counsel Program (TMCP)
National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)
National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA)
Women in IP sub-committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
D&I sub-committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
Society of Women Engineers at Rice University


Diversity Committee Send Email

Jayne Piana (piana@fyiplaw.com)

Jila Bakker (bakker@fyiplaw.com)

Jim Thomas (thomas@fyiplaw.com)

Mike Fletcher (fletcher@fyiplaw.com)