NEW YORK– May 22, 2015 – International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is among the Top 30 law firms on the 2015 Law360 Minority Report “100 Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys.” For the first time the publication ranked the 100 best U.S. law firms for racial minorities, based on the firms' minority representation at the partner and non-partner levels and their total number of minority attorneys.
“Since our firm was founded, we have worked hard to build an inclusive work environment at all levels of the organization. Diversity is part of our DNA and it is one of our deliverables to clients in the context of excellence, quality, and value,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, chief executive officer of Greenberg Traurig. “Our commitment to diversity and to using that diversity to help change the world for the better has no gender, racial, or religious borders.”
Previously, among other rankings and honors in the areas of racial, ethnic, and gender orientation diversity, The Minority Law Journal 2014 Diversity Scorecard rankings place the firm as follows:
No. 1 Ranking, African American Partners
No. 1 Ranking, Hispanic American Non-Partners
No. 2 Ranking, Hispanic American Partners
Greenberg Traurig is committed to a diverse workforce and that commitment is reflected by the fact that overall, 41 percent of Greenberg Traurig’s attorneys worldwide are women or minorities as defined by the American Bar Association. As of Dec. 31, 2014, 27 percent of the firm’s employees worldwide are minorities. Approximately 32 percent of the firm’s U.S. attorneys and 52 percent of its U.S. employees are women.