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Best Law Firms for LGBT Individuals

The 25 Best Law Firms for Diversity ranking is based on how well firms perform in five individual diversity categories.

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Top Ranked

2016 Rank 2015 Rank Change Company Score Location
1 6 Carlton Fields Jorden Burt 9.424 Tampa, FL
2 2 Ropes & Gray LLP 9.172 Boston, MA
3 9 Paul Hastings LLP 9.147 New York, NY
4 5 Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 9.106 New York, NY
5 3 Jenner & Block LLP 9.016 Chicago, IL
6 1 Foley Hoag LLP 8.979 Boston, MA
7 NR Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 8.932 New York, NY
8 4 Littler Mendelson P.C. 8.864 San Francisco, CA
8 19 O'Melveny & Myers LLP 8.864 Los Angeles, CA
9 18 Perkins Coie LLP 8.736 Seattle, WA
10 8 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP 8.719 New York, NY
11 15 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 8.641 New York, NY
12 14 Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP 8.610 Washington, DC
13 NR Quarles & Brady LLP 8.596 Milwaukee, WI
14 13 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 8.565 New York, NY
15 24 WilmerHale 8.564 Washington, DC
16 12 Irell & Manella LLP 8.537 Los Angeles, CA
17 25 Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC 8.489 Memphis, TN
18 10 Schiff Hardin LLP 8.484 Chicago, IL
19 17 Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. 8.455 Kansas City, MO
20 NR Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP 8.372 New York, NY
21 7 Morrison & Foerster LLP 8.343 San Francisco, CA
22 NR Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP 8.337 New York, NY
23 11 Alston & Bird LLP 8.324 Atlanta, GA
24 NR Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP 8.306 Washington, DC
25 NR Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP 8.280 Los Angeles, CA

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