Vera Djordjevich

Vera Djordjevich is the Director of Research and Consulting at Vault. She is a former litigator and holds a JD from New York University and an AB from Stanford.


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Vault/MCCA Survey Shows Decline in Black Lawyers

by Vera Djordjevich  |  March 14, 2016

Vault and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association recently released a report analyzing the results of our annual Law Firm Diversity Survey. Amid some encouraging signs of progress, the study reveals other, more troubling trends. Not only are there sharp contrasts between the advancement of white lawyers and attorneys of color, there are notable disparities among different minority groups. Some of the key findings are noted below: Read More >

Latest Survey Shows Slow Improvements in Law Firm Diversity

by Vera Djordjevich  |  September 19, 2013

Results of the most recent Law Firm Diversity Survey, conducted jointly by Vault and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), show that minority and women attorneys at law firms are making steady advancements, but are still far from achieving full parity. The findings are from the 10th annual Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey conducted in the spring of 2013. Participants included more than 230 law firms, representing virtually all of the Vault Law 100 and AmLaw 100, and a... Read More >

Are African-American Attorneys Losing Ground?

by Vera Djordjevich  |  February 28, 2013

Vault, together with the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, has worked with more than 200 law firms, including most of the Vault 100 and the Am Law 200, for the last 10 years to collect demographic data about law firm populations, recruiting practices, retention efforts and attrition rates in order to track diversity trends. Despite a recessionary blip, for the most part we hav Read More >

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