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Great DEIdeas: Innovative Diversity Programs from Four Top Law Firms

Articles Sep 12, 2022

Lawyers often lead the push for equality in our society, and many U.S. law firms have been working steadfastly to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at their organizations and in the profession as a whole.

Recent progress toward DEI goals was acknowledged in the National Association for Law Placement’s (NALP) 2021 “Report on Diversity at U.S. Law Firms.” In the study, the professional organization reported that the percentage of summer associates of color grew 5 percentage points in a single year, with more than 41% of all summer associates last year being people of color.

However, the good news was tempered with an admission of the work still to be done. The survey also reported:


Amber Keister

Amber (she/her) is a Certified Diversity Executive and content strategist for The Diversity Movement. She writes, researches, and edits TDM articles, guides, videos, and more.