CHICAGO (October 10, 2023)—Perkins Coie is pleased to announce it has achieved Mansfield 6.0 Certification Plus from Diversity Lab, which measures how leading law firms have ensured consideration of women, lawyers of color, LGBTQ+ lawyers, and lawyers with disabilities for recruitment, equity partner promotions, and management positions, among other benchmarks.
The achievement of Mansfield 6.0 Certification Plus is a recognition that Perkins Coie has taken concrete steps to increase inclusivity across the firm and has made measured progress during the past 12 months in doing so.
“We’re honored to receive this recognition from Diversity Lab highlighting our ongoing work as a firm to improve diversity and inclusion for all our lawyers and business professionals,” said Genhi Givings Bailey, Perkins Coie’s chief diversity & inclusion officer. “We’re pleased with the additional progress we have achieved in the past year and remain committed to further improving our inclusive and collaborative culture.”
Perkins Coie has long been recognized for its commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. The firm has been ranked among the 2023 “Best Workplaces for Millennials” by Great Place to Work, recognized as one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” for 21 consecutive years, and named an Inclusion Blueprint Champion by Diversity Lab. The firm has also earned the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s top rating of 100% in the Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality, for 14 straight years.
Perkins Coie is a leading international law firm that is known for providing high-value, strategic solutions and extraordinary client service on matters vital to our clients’ success. With more than 1,200 lawyers in offices across the United States and Asia, we provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation, intellectual property, and regulatory legal advice to a broad range of clients, including many of the world’s most innovative companies and industry leaders as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.
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