Best Law Firms for Minorities

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

2015 Rank 2014 Rank Change Company Score Location
1 2 Littler Mendelson P.C. 8.908 San Francisco, CA
2 6 Schiff Hardin LLP 8.742 Chicago, IL
3 3 Ropes & Gray LLP 8.691 Boston, MA
4 13 Paul Hastings LLP 8.671 New York, NY
5 1 Carlton Fields Jorden Burt 8.604 Tampa, FL
6 8 Alston & Bird LLP 8.556 Atlanta, GA
7 4 Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. 8.534 Kansas City, MO
8 22 Haynes and Boone, LLP 8.452 Dallas, TX
9 7 Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC 8.442 Memphis, TN
10 9 Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 8.364 New York, NY
11 18 Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP 8.360 Washington, DC
12 24 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 8.172 New York, NY
13 10 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP 8.160 New York, NY
14 NR Reed Smith LLP 8.150 Pittsburgh, PA
15 19 Perkins Coie LLP 8.123 Seattle, WA
16 14 Fenwick & West LLP 8.090 Mountain View, CA
17 NR Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. 8.085 Greenville, SC
18 NR Morrison & Foerster LLP 8.073 San Francisco, CA
19 NR Gibbons P.C. 8.051 Newark, NJ
20 NR Proskauer Rose LLP 8.027 New York, NY
21 22 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 7.994 New York, NY
22 NR Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP 7.970 New York, NY
23 5 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 7.919 New York, NY
24 NR Thompson Hine LLP 7.914 Cleveland, OH
25 NR Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP 7.911 Washington, DC

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