McGuireWoods, one of the world’s leading law firms, has earned the loyalty of many longstanding clients with a deep understanding of their businesses, and broad skills in high-stakes disputes, complex regulatory and compliance matters, and corporate transactions. With 1,100 lawyers in 21 offices, the firm draws from a multitude of diverse experiences and perspectives to serve clients. Our commitment to excellence in everything we do gives our clients a competitive edge in everything they do.
Williams & Connolly is recognized as one of the world’s premier litigation firms. Our lawyers successfully handle significant civil and criminal matters in courts across the country and forums around the world. We bring a unique blend of talent, tenacity and teamwork to every case we handle in the relentless pursuit of the best possible outcomes for our clients.
Kirkland is one of the world’s leading law firms with more than 3,000 lawyers representing clients in complex corporate transactions, litigation, restructuring and intellectual property matters from 18 offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Kirkland’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion begins with its leaders, who understand that diverse teams produce the best results, hold relationships as a core value and prioritize community and belonging. As such, DEI at Kirkland is a strategic imperative that influences every business function at the Firm.
We are proud to sponsor the “Driving Diversity in Law” conference.
At Seyfarth Shaw, we are leading the way to deliver legal services more effectively, more efficiently, more transparently.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.
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We have gained acclaim for our innovative SeyfarthLean client service model, which incorporates the core principles of Lean Six Sigma to the delivery of legal services, and we continue to develop new reporting and project management tools for greater transparency and collaboration with our clients.
Our efforts have contributed to our recognition by in-house counsel as ‘Best of the Best’ for client service within the BTI Consulting Group's Client Service A-Team and being named by the Financial Times U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report among the most innovative law firms.
Seyfarth Shaw. The difference is clear.
Latham & Watkins delivers innovative solutions to complex legal and business challenges around the world. From a global platform, Latham lawyers advise leading multinationals, boundary-pushing start-ups, and the investors and financial institutions that fuel them. The firm helps clients navigate market-shaping transactions, high-stakes litigation and trials, and sophisticated regulatory matters. Latham is one of the world’s largest providers of pro bono services, steadfastly supports initiatives designed to advance diversity within the firm and the legal profession, and is committed to exploring and promoting environmental sustainability.
McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. With more than 20 office locations, our team works seamlessly across practices, industries and geographies to deliver highly effective–and often unexpected–solutions that propel success. More than 1,200 lawyers strong, we bring our personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for our clients and the people they serve.
Lubin Olson & Niewiadomski LLP offers an extensive complement of legal services relating to real estate, business, land use, litigation, finance, bankruptcy, construction law, and affordable housing matters.
Lubin Olson combines the depth and resourcefulness of a large firm with the agility of a small one. Our clients range from Fortune 500 multinational corporations to small and medium sized companies and individuals in a broad array of businesses, including real estate investment, finance, development and brokerage, financial services, manufacturing, retail, technology, construction, multimedia, hospitality, food and beverage, advertising and professional services.
Venable is a firm of trusted advisors serving businesses, organizations, and individuals in many of the most important aspects of their work. With more than 850 professionals delivering services globally, we help clients connect quickly and effectively to the experience and insights key to achieving their most pressing objectives.
Dechert is a leading global law firm with 27 offices around the world. We advise on matters and transactions of the greatest complexity, bringing energy, creativity and efficient management of legal issues to deliver commercial and practical advice for clients.
Founded in 1998, Munger, Tolles & Olson’s Women’s Initiative brings together a diverse group of women and men from the firm’s three offices, who are committed to:
- Recruiting and retaining women attorneys1, with a particular focus on diverse women attorneys;
- Providing women attorneys with tools to facilitate and support successful legal careers;
- Ensuring that the firm is at the forefront of setting policies that foster an environment where women attorneys can build and lead successful legal careers; and
- Working to ensure that women attorneys are adequately represented across the leadership of the firm, its practice groups and with its clients.
The Women’s Initiative works closely with the firm’s other diversity initiatives, as well as with external organizations with similar missions, to identify and adopt best practices that will advance these goals.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of Husch Blackwell’s ability to serve our clients and community well. We promote a culture of inclusion and to build a workforce where individual differences are appreciated. Husch Blackwell is a an industry-focused litigation and business law firm with 800+ attorneys delivering innovative and strategic solutions to organizations around the world from 25 offices across the U.S.
Fragomen is a leading firm dedicated exclusively to immigration services worldwide. The firm employs more than 4,000 staff and provides immigration services in more than 170 countries. Fragomen supports all aspects of global immigration, including strategic planning, efficiency, quality management, compliance, government strategies, reporting, and case management and processing.
Morrison & Foerster was founded in San Francisco in 1883. Today, with more than 1,100 lawyers in 17 offices across the U.S., Asia and Europe, Morrison & Foerster offers clients a comprehensive platform of global legal services, including extensive capabilities in the areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, energy and clean technology, project finance, and domestic and international tax, among many others. We leverage our substantial legal acumen to further one compelling mission: to deliver success for our clients. We do that by investing in long-term relationships with our clients and working to ensure we understand their businesses, concerns, and short- and long-term objectives. That’s the primary reason we are the first choice of leading technology, life sciences, healthcare, finance and consumer product companies worldwide.
Our clients rely on us for innovative and business-minded solutions. Therefore, we stress intellectual agility as a hallmark of our approach to client representation. We apply it to every matter – from the complex to the routine – to ensure the best outcomes for our clients.
Our achievements have not gone unnoticed. Chambers Global named Morrison & Foerster its 2013 USA Law Firm of the Year, based on the firm’s recent high-profile work across a wide range of practices around the world, while Chambers USA named us both 2013 Bankruptcy Firm of the Year and 2013 Intellectual Property Firm of the Year.
We were named to the number six spot of the 2014 FT 40, a list of the top overall performers, in the Financial Times’ U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report. The firm placed number six on BTI’s Client Service 30 List, a report on the firms with the highest scores for client satisfaction. For the second year in a row, Morrison & Foerster placed in the top five, out of more than 12,000 firms, for the total number of first-tier nationwide rankings in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms" report. And we have been named to the coveted American Lawyer A-List for 11 consecutive years. Of all the Am Law 100 firms on the list with $1 billion or more in revenue, we have the highest combined score in diversity and pro bono. We believe that this demonstrates that Morrison & Foerster has succeeded financially not despite our cultural values, but because of them.
Mayer Brown is a distinctively global law firm, uniquely positioned to advise the world’s leading companies on their most complex deals and disputes. With extensive reach across four continents, we seamlessly integrate across all practices and regions ensuring that our clients receive the best of our knowledge and experience. Our diverse teams of lawyers are recognized by our clients as strategic partners with deep commercial instincts and a commitment to creatively anticipating their needs and delivering excellence in everything we do.
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP is a full service, San Francisco-based law firm with an office in Napa. We counsel local, national, and global businesses and individuals and specialize in real estate, litigation, corporate, intellectual property, employment, tax, and family wealth law. At Coblentz, we’re proud of our strong connection to our clients, each other, and community. We are committed to access to justice and strive to embody the diversity, equity, and inclusiveness represented by the community around us: https://www.coblentzlaw.com/
Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP is a national public interest class-action litigation law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Palo Alto, San Francisco, San Diego, Nashville, Baltimore, and Atlanta. Sanford Heisler Sharp focuses on employment discrimination, Title IX, wage and hour, whistleblower, criminal/sexual violence, and financial services matters. The firm has recovered over $1 billion for its clients through many verdicts and settlements. The National Law Journal recognized Sanford Heisler Sharp as 2021 Employment Rights Firm of the Year and 2022 Civil Rights Firm of the Year.
For decades, our lawyers have been key figures and played pivotal roles in the growth of Northern California and beyond. Achieving what matters most, Downey Brand clients are frequently at the center of the region’s most strategic and vital activities and investments.