July 11, 2006
Law Firm Rankings: Diversity and Revenues
"Minority Law Journal released its annual Diversity Scorecard, which ranks law firms based on the ethnic diversity of their lawyers. At the top of this year's list is Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, where minorities make up 23 percent of its U.S. attorneys and 9.9 percent of its U.S. partners. Second was Morrison & Foerster, where 22.8 percent of attorneys and 10.2 percent of partners are minorities.
One "not surprising finding" of the survey, comments Monica Bay at The Common Scold, is that the growing diversity among law firm attorneys seems to correlate positively with the increasing demands from corporate clients that their outside counsel include minority attorneys."
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