Chicago – LAWFUEL – US Law Firm News – Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that the firm has been named a “Top 100 Law Firm for Diversity” by Multicultural Law magazine. The magazine compiled the list from surveys completed by more than 200 law firms in January 2007.
“This recognition is particularly gratifying because diversity is a top priority of our law firm,” said Maureen A. McGinnity, the firm’s Chief Diversity Partner. “We are dedicated to fostering an environment that embraces differences, promotes equality, and engenders mutual respect, ultimately creating a culture of inclusion where everyone has the opportunity to excel.”
Among the indicators of Foley’s diversity initiative recognized by Multicultural Law are the numbers of ethnically diverse attorneys in the firm; Foley’s development of leadership roles such as a Chief Diversity Partner, Diversity Committee and Diversity Business Department, which are committed to creating opportunities for ethnically and gender diverse attorneys to succeed; Foley’s affinity-group networks that lead to informal mentoring relationships; and support for the initiative by Ralf Boer, chairman and CEO.
The Top 100 list is featured in the current issue of Multicultural Law, which will be distributed to the general counsel of the Fortune 500, all ABA-accredited law schools and a variety of national minority legal organizations.
Foley & Lardner LLP provides the full range of corporate legal counsel. Our attorneys understand today’s most complex business issues, including corporate governance, securities enforcement, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property counseling and litigation, outsourcing and information technology, labor and employment, and tax. The firm offers total solutions in the automotive, emerging technologies, energy, entertainment and media, financial services, food, golf and resort services, insurance, health care, life sciences, nanotechnology, and sports industries. The firm’s Web site can be found at www.foley.com.