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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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