Mayer Brown has been named a top law firm to work for in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal in its inaugural “Best Law Firms” list, which recognizes law firms that have excelled in the areas of diversity and leadership, work-life balance, and workplace morale.

The Los Angeles Business Journal highlighted the firm’s efforts to recruit lawyers and foster a workplace environment that welcomes, respects and embraces differences and in which every lawyer has an equal opportunity to succeed and reach his or her full potential. The publication noted, “At Mayer Brown, the firm views the attainment of a diverse and inclusive workplace at all levels of the organization as critical to, and a natural result of, building a cohesive, successful law firm.”

The firm has prioritized the growth and diversity of its Los Angeles office, which over the past two years welcomed 17 new attorneys and professional staff, bringing the office to its largest size in a decade.