Munger, Tolles & Olson has been publicly recognized for its commitment to diversity, as well as for the accomplishments of its women and minority attorneys. In June 2012, The American Lawyer magazine released its annual diversity scorecard, ranking Munger Tolles as fourth in diversity hiring and retention among more than 233 law firms nationwide. In 2012, for the sixth straight year, Munger Tolles ranked in the top three of The American Lawyer’s A-List, in part, for the firm’s success in recruiting, retaining and promoting diverse attorneys. Munger Tolles scored higher in diversity than each of the other top-20 A-List firms.
Munger Tolles is honored to have also received the following recent recognitions.
Vault’s Top 100 Law Firms in the U.S.
2010 Thomas L. Sager Award, Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA).
2009 Working Mother Best Law Firms for Women.
Minority Law Journal’s 2009 Top 10 for Law Firm Diversity.
2009 Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity, Multicultural Law Magazine.
Munger Tolles has also joined with other members of the legal community to promote diversity in the legal profession. We are a signatory to diversity initiatives sponsored by both the Bar Association of San Francisco (Goals and Timetables for Minority Hiring & Advancement) and the Los Angeles County Bar Association (Statement of Diversity Goals and Principles). We are a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and a supporting member of the Diversity and Flexibility Alliance.
Additionally, several of our partners were instrumental in organizing and sponsoring a Managing Partners Diversity Conference in Los Angeles, which resulted in a group of 18 major Los Angeles law firms that meet regularly to discuss diversity issues. The firm is a member of the California Minority Lawyers Association and of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association and was a national sponsor of the MCCA's report on Creating Pathways to Diversity.