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VAULT.COM RELEASES 2012 LAW FIRM DIVERSITY RANKINGS
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by Vault.com

CARLTON FIELDS TOPS DIVERSITY RANKINGS FOR WOMEN AND MINORITIES - REIGNS AS TOP FIRM FOR OVERALL DIVERSITY Vault.com has released its 2012 Law Firm Diversity Rankings, and the more things change, the more they stay the same. For the third straight... Read More

Improving Diversity in the Legal Profession
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by Margaret Montoya

Margaret Montoya, Professor of Law, University of New Mexico Law School discusses ways to make the legal profession more diverse in this Lexis Hub Videocast. Follow this link to launch video. Professor Montoya is the Advisor to the Executive... Read More

Some Firms Increased Diversity Despite Layoffs
Posted on 4 Aug 2010 by Yan Cao

In this series, we focus on the actors and ideas in the legal profession that are making a difference through innovative effective ideas. All this talk about the problems of the workforce can be a little disheartening. After last week's look at the... Read More

Statistics Reveal That Minority Lawyers Greatly Affected By Recession Cutbacks; Women Make Gains as Partners
Posted on 29 Sep 2010 by Vault.com

VAULT.COM AND MCCA RELEASE LATEST LAW FIRM DIVERSITY SURVEY RESULTS Vault.com, the source of employer rankings, ratings and insight in the law industry, and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), the nation's foremost authority on... Read More

Researching Diversity Before an Interview: The Case for Considering Diversity
Posted on 17 Aug 2010 by Yan Cao

As many law students gear up for early-interview season, now is a good time to revisit the importance of researching firms' diversity records. In a follow-up to this post, we will offer some helpful tips and tools for getting past the publicity photos... Read More

ABA President Carolyn Lamm Discusses Next Steps to Achieving a More Diverse Legal Profession
Posted on 17 Aug 2010 by Vault.com

By Vera Djordjevich On July 30, 2010, Vault and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association ( MCCA ) held their 5th Annual Legal Diversity Career Fair at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. More than 1,000 law students and lateral associates registered... Read More

Vault Releases 2011 Law Firm Diversity Rankings
Posted on 5 Aug 2010 by Vault.com

In the survey, associates were asked to rate their firm's commitment to the recruiting, retention, and promotion of Women, Minority and GLBT attorneys. Vault's diversity rankings are unique in that it is the law firm associates themselves who... Read More

Shaping the Tributary: The Why, What, and How of Pipeline Programs to Increase Diversity in Legal Education and the Legal Profession
Posted on 27 Oct 2011 by Lexis Hub Editor

By Laura Rothstein The goal of the Pipeline Models Conference, hosted at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, was to provide an understanding of the diversity pipeline, to expand awareness of the array of program models, to expand the portfolio... Read More

The Impact of Diversity on the Legal Profession
Posted on 9 Aug 2011 by Vault.com

"Diversity is a very critical element of our society," said Robert J. Grey, Jr.-a partner at law firm Hunton & Williams -during a keynote speech at the 6 th Annual Vault/MCCA Legal Diversity Career Fair , held on Friday, July 29, 2011 in... Read More

Some Law Firms Receive Failing Grade on Diversity Report Card
Posted on 3 Aug 2010 by Yan Cao

The American Lawyer's 2010 Diversity Scorecard revealed sobering news for diversity advocates. For the first time in the nine years that the publication has been keeping tabs, the overall percentage of minority attorneys at 202 of the nation's... Read More

Researching Diversity Before an Interview: Tips and Tools for the Discerning Job-Seeker
Posted on 23 Aug 2010 by Yan Cao

As many law students gear up for early-interview season, now is a good time to revisit the process of researching firms' diversity records. In an earlier post, we explored the importance of looking into a firm's record on diversity and inclusion... Read More

Vault's 2012 Best Law Firms for Diversity
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by Mary Kate Sheridan

Diversity: many candidates seek it, many clients demand it and many law firms tout it. But which firms are delivering when it comes to recruitment and retention of diverse candidates? At the sixth annual Vault/MCCA Legal Diversity Career Fair this past... Read More

Vault's Legal Diversity Career Fair
Posted on 26 May 2011 by Mary Kate Sheridan

Registration is now open for Vault's Legal Diversity Career Fair. Hollywood, get ready because Vault is heading your way this July. We're also setting up camp in the land of khakis and politics. That's right, the Vault/MCCA Legal Diversity... Read More

Some Law Firms Receive Failing Grade on Diversity Report Card
Posted on 30 Jul 2010 by Yan Cao

The American Lawyer's 2010 Diversity Scorecard revealed sobering news for diversity advocates. For the first time in the nine years that the publication has been keeping tabs, the overall percentage of minority attorneys at 202 of the nation's... Read More

Similarities Between Kentucky Country Clubs and Boston Law Firms
Posted on 14 Jun 2010 by Yan Cao

Comparing the number of black members at Kentucky's private clubs versus Boston's major law firms. The results may surprise you. In a post last month, I compared the opportunity gap for women at major law firms in New York and San Francisco... Read More