Debevoise Recognized as a 2016 Top Performer by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

25 October 2016

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has been named a 2016 Top Performer by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (“LCLD”).

This year, the LCLD named 41 organizations as a Top Performer that went above and beyond to participate and support the LCLD’s mission of creating a more inclusive legal profession.

All 41 organizations nominated 2016 Fellows, and almost all hosted 1L Scholars and participated in the Success in Law School Mentoring Program. These Top Performers also proved their investment in LCLD’s continued growth by hosting Compass Conversations or selecting 2016 Pathfinders, two of LCLD’s newest action items.

Founded in 2009, the LCLD is a growing organization of more than 200 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners dedicated to creating a truly diverse legal profession. Its goal is to help its Member organizations find, hire, retain, promote, and engage the best talent. Debevoise Presiding Partner Michael W. Blair serves on LCLD’s Board of Directors.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.