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Firm Demographics

US Diversity Statistics
Mayer Brown has been recognized for providing a welcoming environment for diverse, LGBT and women lawyers and staff over the years. We are pleased to have received the following honors for our commitment to equal opportunity and diversity. Multicultural Law magazine has named Mayer Brown to their "Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity" and "Top 100 Law Firms for Women". The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest advocacy group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans rated Mayer Brown 100 in their 2016 Corporate Equality Index and Best Places to Work Survey. In 2015 Equality Illinois recognized Mayer Brown as one of the top Illinois law firms for LGBT inclusiveness and equality.

As of January 1, 2017, the following represents our diversity profile for US attorneys:

 

Associates

Partners

Counsel & Other Lawyers

Total US Offices

% of Racial/Ethnic Minority Attorneys

25%

9%

17%

17%

         
% of  Female Attorneys
42%
20%
45%
32%
         
% of Disabled Attorneys
1%
0%
0%
0.5%
         
% of LGBT Attorneys
3%
2%
5%
3%



UK Diversity Statistics

The 2015 Diversity League Table, published by the Black Solicitors Network, ranked Mayer Brown 9th for International Law Firms in the UK and one of the most diverse law firms in London overall.

As of 1 August 2017, the following represents our diversity profile for the London office:

Gender

Male

Female

Partners 83% 17%
Associates 50% 50%
Other Legal Roles 60% 40%
Business Services/Secretarial 31% 69%

 

Age

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65+
Partners 0% 0% 37% 44% 19% 0%
Associates 0% 59% 32% 6% 2% 1%
Other Legal Roles 17% 83% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Business Services/Secretarial 4% 13% 24% 38% 20% 1%

 

Sexual Orientation

Identify as LGBT

Heterosexual

Prefer not to say / non-disclosed

Partners 2% 81% 17%
Associates 2% 92% 6%
Other Legal Roles 9% 88% 3%
Business Services/Secretarial 3% 78% 19%

 

Ethnicity

Declared Ethnic Minority

White

Prefer not to say / non-disclosed

Partners 6% 90% 4%
Associates 12% 83% 5%
Other Legal Roles 37% 63% 0%
Business Services/Secretarial 18% 78% 4%

 

Disability

Declared Disability

Partners 2%
Associates 2%
Other Legal Roles 0%
Business Services/Secretarial 4%

 

Asia Diversity Statistics

As of January 1, 2017, the following represents our diversity profile across all Asia offices:

Gender

Male

Female

Partners 75% 25%
Associates 35% 65%
Other Legal Roles 38% 62%
Business Services/Secretarial 29% 71%

 

Age

below 30

30-39

40-49

50-59

60+

Partners 0% 12% 48% 31% 9%
Associates 20% 65% 12% 2% 1%
Other Legal Roles 60% 20% 13% 0% 7%
Business Services/Secretarial 14% 29% 26% 26% 5%

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