Haynes and Boone Honored as Top 100 Firm for Diversity

03/09/2009

Haynes and Boone, LLP has been ranked among the Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity by MultiCultural Law Magazine in its annual survey of American Bar Association firms with more than 100 lawyers.

Haynes and Boone was listed at No. 46 in recognition of its ongoing commitment and achievements in promoting diversity and opportunity within the firm. In addition, the firm ranked in three specialized categories.

Haynes and Boone’s rankings were as follows:

• 10th in the “Top 25 Law Firms for Hispanics”

• 24th in the “Top 50 Law Firms for Partners”

• 55th in the “Top 100 Law Firms for Women”

“As lawyers, we are practicing around the world for clients that do business in many countries,” said Felicity Fowler, partner and head of the firm’s diversity committee. “In response, Haynes and Boone has taken a very proactive approach to building and promoting diversity across all areas of the firm. Diverse teams and a range of perspectives are beneficial to the firm and our clients.”

Haynes and Boone received additional recognition for its diversity initiatives recently earning the top rating of 100 percent in the 2009 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Haynes and Boone was listed among 259 other major U.S. businesses that received top marks for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees and consumers.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Moscow, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With almost 550 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal. The firm has been recognized as one of the "Best Corporate Law Firms in America" (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2008), as one of "The Best 20 Law Firms to Work For" (Vault.com, 2008), and as a Top 100 law firm for both diversity (MultiCultural Law Magazine, 2009) and women (Women 3.0, 2008).

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