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Nichole Dotson-Olajuwon devotes her efforts to overseeing the development and implementation of initiatives aimed at broadening the firm’s efforts in recruiting, mentoring, and retaining a diverse workforce of attorneys and staff; increasing the pipeline of ethnically diverse individuals and women in the legal profession; and promoting diversity and inclusion through client relationships. Prior to her position as Chief Diversity Officer, Nichole was a Corporate and Securities attorney in the Firm’s Houston office for more than six years.

Honors & Affiliations


  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, Houston Bar Association; Gender Fairness Committee

  • Member, National Bar Association

  • Board Member, Mental Health America of Greater Houston

  • Board Member, Dress for Success Corporate Guild

  • Member, Association for Law Firm Diversity Professionals

  • Member, National Association of Law Placement

  • Member, Texas Diversity Council

  • Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

  • Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

  • Member, Planning Committee for the Association of Chinese American Professional’s 2011 Diversity Summit

  • Member, Troop Leader and Treasurer, Girl Scouts of America, Inc.

Education & Admissions


  • J.D., 2002, South Texas College of Law
  • B.A., 1996, The University of Texas at Austin


  • Texas