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A SET OF RECOMMENDED PRACTICES FOR LAW FIRMS

Creating Pathways to Diversity:
An Overview

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction

  • Study Overview
  • Methodology
  • Research Team
  • Project Participants

Executive Summary

  • Business Case For Diversity
  • Barriers to Success
  • Critical Success Factors

Findings

  • Common Themes
  • Where Law Firms Stand on Diversity
  • The Retention Challenge

Recommended Practices

Getting Started: Moving From Lip Service to Diversity

MCCA extends its appreciation to the Philip Morris Companies Inc. and the following law firms that represent them for their generous financial support in the funding of this research project. Their contributions have been instrumental to providing this set of recommended diversity practices for law firms, and it is MCCA’s hope that this information will enable the many law firms that receive it to build a more diverse and inclusive legal profession.

  • Adams & Reese LLP
  • Arnold & Porter
  • Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
  • Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Hunton & Williams
  • Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
  • O’Melveny & Myers LLP
  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
  • Winston & Strawn

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Eric H. Holder, Jr., former U.S. Attorney General is the recipient of MCCA's 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.

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  • Hot Jobs - August 2016
    Summary: MCCA member companies and MCCA FAN law firms, wishing to advertise their open positions to our diverse network may participate in MCCA's Hot Jobs email blast.
  • Hot Jobs - July 2016
    Summary: MCCA member companies and MCCA FAN law firms, wishing to advertise their open positions to our diverse network may participate in MCCA's Hot Jobs email blast.
  • MCCA Hosts 2016 Creating Pathways to Diversity Conference & Diversity Gala
    Summary: Yesterday, the MCCA culminated its annual Creating Pathways to Diversity Conference and MCCA Diversity Gala in Washington, D.C. The two-day educational conferenceĀ convened legal professionals and experts for engaging discussions on global diversity, inclusive leadership and talent optimization. The gala, hosted by MSNBC and NBC News anchor Richard Lui for the second year in a row, honored exemplary corporate departments and individuals who champion diversity and inclusion.

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