The purpose of the ABA's Diversity Survey is to serve as the standard for law firms’ reporting of their diversity metrics. The benefits the survey has are data uniformity, time efficiency, and trending year over year in aggregate and for individual firms.
Automate the process of capturing diversity data information of legal service providers to help drive and support diversity initiatives. This module tracks compliance against program objectives over time and provides metrics and dashboards for reporting. It not only tracks diversity at the firm level but also across their timekeeper roles.
Now in its third iteration, the Mansfield Rule Certification measures whether law firms have affirmatively considered at least 30 percent women, attorneys of color, LGBTQ+ and lawyers with disabilities for leadership and governance roles, equity partner promotions, formal client pitch opportunities, and senior lateral positions.
Launched in 2011, LCLD's landmark Fellows Program is designed for diverse, high-potential, mid-career attorneys at LCLD Member organizations. The goal of this program is to provide Fellows with: Professional and Personal Development Opportunities; Leadership Training; Relationship-Building Opportunities; and, Access to LCLD Members (Managing Partners and General Counsel).
Founded in 2001, the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) is a nonprofit trade association comprised of a select group of preeminent minority and women owned law firms and other interested parties throughout the United States. Its core mission is to expand diversity in the legal profession by developing long-term partnerships between corporations and minority and women owned law firms.