Crumbie law Group, LLC (CLG) is a member of The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF). Selection for membership in NAMWOLF is highly competitive and only preeminent MBE law firms with the highest qualifications are accepted as member-firms to this organization. CLG is the only MBE law firm in the State of Connecticut designated as a NAMWOLF Member-Firm.
What is NAMWOLF
The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), founded in 2001, is a nonprofit trade association comprised of minority and women owned law firms and other interested parties throughout the United States. Many corporations and public entities interested in diversifying their outside law firm ranks focus almost exclusively on the utilization of minority and female attorneys at majority firms. Yet the available data strongly suggests that these efforts have not resulted in greater diversity in the legal profession. It is NAMWOLF’s view that the most effective way for corporations to increase diversity in the legal profession is to increase their retention of minority and women owned law firms. NAMWOLF’s Law Firm Membership is comprised of AV-rated firms across the nation that represent major corporate clients. NAMWOLF assists its Law Firm Members in developing strategic alliances, coalitions, and affiliations with corporations, in-house counsel, and other legal trade associations. Through these efforts, NAMWOLF helps empower minority and women owned law firms.
Promote diversity in the legal profession by fostering successful relationships among preeminent minority and women owned law firms and private/public entities.
Achieve equity in legal opportunity through minority and women owned law firms.
Crumbie Law Group (CLG) is a boutique corporate and business law firm with offices in Hartford, CT and New York, NY that focuses its practice in Litigation, Securities, Investigations, and Compliance. CLG is a minority-owned business (MBE) and is certified as such by The State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services, Supplier Diversity Program; The State of New York Department of Economic Development, Division of Minority and Women's Business Development (DMWBD); and The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).
CLG is also a member of The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF). Selection for membership in NAMWOLF is highly competitive and only preeminent MBE law firms with the highest qualifications are accepted as member-firms to this organization. CLG is the only law firm in the State of Connecticut designated as a member of NAMWOLF.
The Crumbie Law Group actively participates in and supports organizations and associations that advocate for and on behalf of the development, growth, and utilization of minority business enterprises as well as organizations that serve as a resource for lawyers and finance professionals serving the legal profession. To this end, our firm is affiliated with the following organizations
Crumbie Law Group is a member and sponsor of the GNEMSDC, a non-profit agency that assists to connect and foster relationships between growing Minority Business Enterprises and Corporate members. The mission of the GNEMSDC is to increase the procurement opportunities for certified minority owned businesses.
The National Bar Association (NBA)
Crumbie Law Group is a member of the NBA, the nation's oldest and largest association of pre-dominantly African American lawyers and judges. The NBA's professional network of lawyers, educators, law students, and judges, allows professionals and businesses to network and share their experiences.
The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)
Crumbie Law Group is a member of the MCCA, an association founded in 1997 whose mission is to advance the hiring, retention, and promotion of diverse attorneys in legal departments and the law firms that serve them.
American Bar Association (ABA)
The ABA serves legal professionals and the public by defending liberty and delivering justice as the national representative of the legal profession.
The CBA is the preeminent organization for lawyers and the legal profession in Connecticut. Through its members, the CBA is dedicated to promoting public service and advancing the principles of law and justice.
New York Bar Association (NYSBA)
The NYSBA provides it lawyers, law firm managers and legal professionals with information on practice management trends, marketing, client development, legal technology and finance as well as other necessary support.
Founded in 1887, the AICPA represents the CPA profession nationally regarding rule-making and standard-setting, and serves as an advocate before legislative bodies, public interest groups and other professional organizations. The AICPA develops standards for audits of private companies and other services by CPAs; provides educational guidance materials to its members; develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination; and monitors and enforces compliance with the profession’s technical and ethical standards.
The Bar Association of the District of Columbia was founded in 1871 and is the third oldest Bar Association in the nation . BADC's members play a vital role in our city’s and nation’s advocacy system. The BADC is DC's voluntary bar and seeks to promote civility, justice and collegiality among members of the legal profession in the nation's capital.
CTCPA is dedicated to providing CPAs, with the resources, support, and network they need to stay up-to-date and in touch in today’s information-driven business environment.
The Crumbie Law Group caters its practice to businesses and commercial enterprises and our practice areas were developed to reflect this commitment. We represent companies ranging in size from sole proprietorships to publicly-traded companies and multi-national corporations. We approach problems pragmatically, creatively, and proactively. We pride ourselves on providing our clients with timely and efficient services that take into consideration their legal needs as well as a practical business approach. Representative practice areas include:
At the Crumbie Law Group, we recognize the fundamental importance of a diverse workforce of attorneys and other professionals from across the range of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and religion. Simply put, we embrace diversity not only because it is the right thing to do but because we realize that our diversity enhances the creative strength of our team. The professionals at Crumbie Law Group represent a broad and varied range of culturally rich backgrounds and in today's increasingly global business environment our clients benefit significantly from the divergence of experiences and ideas that derive from a multicultural workforce. It is in keeping with this philosophy of inclusion that our firm continues to recruit and foster the growth of professionals from all walks of life.
Likewise, we are committed to the communities we serve. Inherent in our pledge to foster and cultivate workforce diversity is our commitment to reach into our communities to support and assist those, youths in particular, that are socioeconomically disadvantaged. Our vast community support takes on many forms. Whether it is in the form of philanthropy, working with our local Urban League to host city high school students as interns at our offices, or performing pro bono legal work for individuals and organizations who otherwise could not afford legal services, our lawyers and other professionals devote their time and energy to furthering and reinforcing what we view as our community obligations.
Crumbie Law Group is a NAMWOLF (National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms) Law Firm Member and holds Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certifications from: The State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services, Supplier Diversity Program; The State of New York Department of Economic Development, Division of Minority and Women's Business Development (DMWBD); The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC); and The Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC)