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Action and Engagement Leads to Positive Change

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion starts at the top and is emphasized at every level of our firm. We live and breathe it. It influences our work and is vital to our future. This is an exciting time at Littler, as the firm looks toward a continued commitment to enhancing efforts both inside and outside the firm. 

Firm Recognition

Vault – 2014 Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms

  • Ranked #3 - Best Law Firm for Diversity
  • Ranked #3 - Diversity for Women
  • Ranked #2 - Diversity for Disabilities
  • Ranked #2 - Diversity for Minorities
  • Ranked #7 - Diversity for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) individuals

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

  • Earned 100% Corporate Equality Index rating from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Best Places to Work Survey, 2014 – 2009

Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) – Thomas L. Sager Award

  • Midwest Region Winner – 2014
  • Midwest Region Winner – 2011
  • Western Region Winner – 2009

Women in Law Empowerment Forum

  • Named "Gold Standard Firm", 2013, 2012 and 2011

Working Mother Magazine – 50 Best Law Firms for Women

  • Named in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009 and 2008

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company

  • Legal Excellence Award for Inclusion and Diversity, 2013

Employment Law360

  • Ranked #12 - 25 Top Firms for Female Partners, 2014
  • Ranked #5 - Top Firms for Female Partners - 2012

MultiCultural Law Magazine – Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity 2012

  • Ranked #1 - Top 100 Law Firms for Women
  • Ranked #9 - Top 25 Law Firms for African-Americans
  • Ranked #25 - Top 50 Law Firms for Partners
  • Ranked #40 - Overall
  • Ranked #48 - Top 50 Law Firms for Associates

Yale Law Women

  • Named 2012 “Top Ten Family Friendly Firm” and awarded with Recognition of Superior Performance in the category of “Gender Equity in Partner Promotions”

Starbucks Coffee Company

  • Recipient, Starbucks Law & Corporate Affairs Excellence in Diversity Award, 2012

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Runner-up, Living the Values Award, 2012

Associated Builders and Contractors

  • Recipient, 2012 National Diversity Excellence Award - Associate Category

American Lawyer - Diversity Scorecard

  • Ranked #34 - Overall Diversity, 2011
  • Ranked #2 - Number of African American Partners, 2011
  • Ranked #1 - Highest Percentage of Disabled Lawyers, 2010
  • Ranked #5 - Number of Hispanic Partners, 2010

Clear Channel Media

  • Recipient, 2011 Bay Area Workplace Diversity Award

National Sponsorship of Minority-Based Associations & Councils

  • National LGBT Bar Association Conference (Lavender Law) (NLGBT)
  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) 
  • North American South Asian Bar Association (NASABA) 
  • National Employment Law Council (NELC) 
  • National Association for Urban Debate Leagues (NAUDL)
  • Corporate Counsel Women of Color (CCWC)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
  • Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
  • National Bar Association (NBA)

Littler Diversity by Numbers