Start Your FREE Membership NOW
 Discover Proven Ways to Be a Better Law Office Manager
 Get Our Daily eNewsletter, Law Office Manager Bulletin,
    and MUCH MORE
 Absolutely NO Risk or Obligation on Your Part -- It's FREE!

Upgrade to Premium Membership NOW for Just $90!
Get 3 Months of Full Premium Membership Access
Includes Our Monthly Newsletter, Office Toolbox, Policy Center, and Archives

Summer associate diversity gains but challenges remain

Overall gains have been made at the summer associate level in the representation of women, summer associates of color, and LGBTQ summer associates at major U.S. law firms in 2021 as compared to 2020. The annual Report on Diversity at U.S. Law Firms, released this month, is based on the 2021-2022 NALP Directory of Legal Employers (NDLE). The percentage of summer associates of color grew by nearly five percentage points in a single year, the largest gain in the 29 years that the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) has been tracking this information. In addition, women made up more than half of all summer associates for the fourth year in a row, and the proportion of LGBTQ summer associates increased to 8.41%, also a historic high. “Without doubt, this… . . . read more


Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” for 11 years straight

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP was recently named among Working Mother’s 2018 “Best Law Firms for Women,” making this the 11th consecutive year that the firm has received…

. . . read more


Sexual harassment in the workplace: how your practice’s policy can make a difference

Employees are more likely to report sexual harassment they witness at work when there is a zero-tolerance policy in place, according to a new study conducted by…

. . . read more


NALP releases their 2017 Report on Diversity in U.S. Law Firms

The National Association for Law Placement (NALP) has released its 2017 Report on Diversity in U.S. Law Firms based on the recent analyses of the…

. . . read more


Fish & Richardson adopts The Mansfield Rule to boost diversity in law firm leadership

Fish & Richardson recently announced that it has partnered with Diversity Lab to pilot the “Mansfield Rule,” which requires law firms to…

. . . read more