"From the start, diversity efforts have been a priority at Hughes Hubbard and a key component of firm’s culture. This legacy began with founder Charles Evans Hughes, who campaigned vigorously for women's suffrage in his run for the U.S. presidency in 1916. The firm broke ranks with its Wall Street counterparts in 1942 by hiring the first female associate at a time when most firms refused to interview..."
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Law Firm Diversity Database
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