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Non-Discrimination Statement

Mayer Brown is an equal opportunity employer and partnership. It is our policy to hire, train and promote lawyers and staff without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national origin, or veteran's status. The Firm seeks to hire, develop and advance lawyers and staff on the basis of their professional ability and strives to build a team that reflects the diversity of our world. 

Americas
Mayer Brown is signatory to several statements of goals for increasing the recruitment and retention of minority lawyers and women, including:

  • The City Bar of New York's "Statement of Goals of New York Law Firms and Corporate Legal Departments for the Retention and Promotion of Women" and its "Statement of Diversity Principles"
  • The Chicago Bar Association’s “Call to Action”
  • The Houston Bar Association's "Gender Initiative Commitment Statement"
  • The New York County Lawyers' Association "Statement In Support of Diversity In The Legal Profession.”

Europe
Our London office is a signatory to similar statements including:

  • The UK Law Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter
  • PRIME an alliance of law firms and legal departments across the UK which provides quality work experience to young people from socially deprived and under privileged backgrounds
  • The "disability confident" positive about disability accreditation awarded to UK employers who have made commitments to employ, retain and develop the abilities of disabled employees
  • The Social Mobility Business Compact an initiative for UK organizations that are committed to ensuring access to opportunities are fair and open for all people regardless of their background
  • The Corporate Alliance a nationally recognised membership charity working with employers addressing the impact of domestic violence in the workplace
  • The London Living Wage accreditation.

By proudly signing these statements, Mayer Brown publicly affirms its commitment to a culture of inclusion.

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