Munger, Tolles & Olson ranked No. 5 on The American Lawyer’s 2014 Diversity Scorecard*, published in the magazine’s June issue.
Minority attorneys constitute 23.71 percent of all attorneys at Munger Tolles and 19.94 percent of the firm’s single-tier equity partnership. In both metrics, Munger Tolles bests the national averages of 14.1 percent and 7.6 percent, respectively.
“We have always seen diversity as an important way to enrich our workplace and better serve our clients,” said Munger Tolles Diversity Committee Co-Chair Mark B. Helm. “We are deeply committed to supporting the next generation of minority lawyers and increasing diversity within the legal profession over the long term.”
Since 1962, when the firm was founded by a group of attorneys who included a woman, Munger Tolles has been a strong supporter of diversity in its ranks. In addition to focusing on recruiting, retaining and promoting minorities, the firm operates several programs designed to strengthen the pipeline of diverse individuals entering the legal profession. For more information, visit our Diversity & Inclusion page.
* The Diversity Scorecard is an annual ranking of U.S. law firms conducted by The American Lawyer to measure minority attorney populations. This year’s rankings were based on 2013 data submitted by 223 law firms that were either among the nation’s top 200 law firms for gross revenue or among the largest 250 law firms by number of employees.