Deborah Dixon, who simultaneously serves as a litigator at her own law firm and as general counsel of the NFL’s Los Angeles Chargers, prides herself on caring about inclusivity and advancement for women in law and society.

That was one of the reasons she started The Dixon Firm in 2018. The independence would allow her to choose what cases to pursue, manage them the way she believed was best for clients and “run my firm differently than other firms.”