Umica A. Anderson-Howard

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Manager & Office Manager

  • Umica A. Anderson-Howard
  • Phone: +1 713 402 3902

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    1330 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 800
    Houston, TX 77056-3166

Umica Anderson-Howard is the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager. In that role she works closely with Partner and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Joseph K. West to co-chair the firm-wide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.  She also supports and executes the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at both a global as well as office-wide level. She is the first point of contact internally for attorneys and staff regarding the firm’s extensive diversity, equity and inclusion work. Mrs. Anderson-Howard also co-manages Duane Morris’ firm-wide diversity budgeting processes and helps oversee diversity-related financial strategy. She helps with diversity data management and metrics tracking in support of various business functions including responses to requests for proposals, client requests for data and relationships with external tracking initiatives. Ms. Anderson-Howard also works on the Duane Morris D&I 360 podcast.

Additionally, Mrs. Anderson-Howard serves as Office Manager of the Duane Morris Houston office. She has over sixteen years of experience with the firm working with top level management, promoting firm policies and procedures, overseeing employee relations and building relationships with firm clients.

Mrs. Anderson-Howard has over 30 years of large law firm legal experience and is a member of the Association of Legal Administrators.