The American Lawyer magazine has ranked Munger, Tolles & Olson second nationally in its annual diversity scorecard, which measures the number of minority lawyers at more than 190 law firms in the United States. Of Munger Tolles' 183 lawyers at the time of the survey, 24.6 percent were minorities, while 15.4 percent of partners were minorities. Munger Tolles climbed to number two from sixth place in 2009.
“We are extremely proud of our firm’s diversity score,” Munger Tolles managing partner Sandra Seville-Jones said. “We are committed to finding innovative ways to support minorities and women, including constructing an onsite childcare center to support our working parents, commissioning a nationally recognized consultant to conduct a diversity assessment, working with the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues to found an urban debate program in Los Angeles and creating a fellows program for minority students planning to attend law school.”