Law Firm Rankings

The following rankings are based on over 5,600 midlevel associates (3rd, 4th & 5th year) survey responses. Associates were asked how dedicated their firm is to diversity. The data comes from The American Lawyer's 2005 Midlevel Associates Survey. Please visit that site (free registration required) to see complete survey results for each law firm.

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The Firms Most Dedicated to Diversity

Rank Law Firm Main Office Participating Offices Total Midlevels Respondents Response Rate Score (0-100)
1 Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky Washington, DC Los Angeles; New York; Washington, DC 45 28 62% 95.2
2 Jenner & Block Chicago Chicago 81 13 16% 93.8
3 Strasburger & Price Dallas Austin, TX; Dallas; Frisco, TX; Houston 20 10 50% 92.5
4 Miles & Stockbridge Baltimore Baltimore; Easton, MD; Rockville, MD 28 16 57% 92.2
5 Saul Ewing Philadelphia Baltimore; Chesterbrook, PA; Harrisburg, PA; Philadelphia; Princeton; Wilmington 28 23 82% 91.4
5 Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal Chicago Chicago; Kansas City, MO; Los Angeles; New York; San Francisco; St. Louis; Washington, DC 97 28 29% 91.0
7 Morrison & Foerster San Francisco Denver; Irvine, CA; Los Angeles; McLean, VA; New York; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Tokyo; Walnut Creek, CA; Washington, DC 182 104 57% 89.3
8 Manatt, Phelps & Phillips Los Angeles Los Angeles; New York; Palo Alto 42 27 64% 88.2
8 Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Washington, DC Atlanta; Cambridge, MA; Reston, VA; Washington, DC 51 18 35% 87.8
10 Preston Gates & Ellis Seattle Irvine, CA; Portland, OR; San Francisco; Seattle; Taipei; Washington, DC 47 19 40% 86.3
10 Quarles & Brady Milwaukee Milwaukee; Naples, FL; Phoenix; Tucson 62 26 42% 86.3
10 Arnold & Porter Washington, DC Los Angeles; McLean, VA; New York; Washington, DC 126 29 23% 86.2
10 Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi Minneapolis Atlanta; Boston; Los Angeles; Minneapolis; Washington, DC 32 19 59% 86.1
10 Harter, Secrest & Emery Rochester, NY Albany; Buffalo; Rochester, NY 14 13 93% 86.0
15 Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler New York New York 47 29 62% 85.0
15 Shook, Hardy & Bacon Kansas City, MO Geneva; Kansas City, MO; Miami; Washington, DC 78 14 18% 84.7
15 Winston & Strawn Chicago Chicago; Los Angeles; New York; San Francisco; Washington, DC 124 31 25% 84.5
18 Debevoise & Plimpton New York New York 133 20 15% 84.4
18 Baker & Hostetler Cleveland Cincinnati; Cleveland; Columbus; Denver; Houston; New York; Orlando; Washington, DC 104 52 50% 84.3
18 Faegre & Benson Minneapolis Boulder; Denver; Minneapolis 62 24 39% 84.0
18 Davis Wright Tremaine Seattle Bellevue, WA; Los Angeles; Portland, OR; San Francisco; Seattle; Washington, DC 46 12 26% 83.8
18 Hogan & Hartson Washington, DC Baltimore; Brussels; Colorado Springs; Denver; London; Los Angeles; McLean, VA; Miami; New York; Washington, DC 188 49 26% 83.8
18 Davis Polk & Wardwell New York Frankfurt; Hong Kong; New York; Paris 144 13 9% 83.7
18 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe San Francisco Irvine, CA; Los Angeles; Menlo Park, CA; New York; Portland, OR; Sacramento; San Francisco; Seattle; Washington, DC 79 44 56% 83.7
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