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Adams and Reese Ranks Among Top Law Firms in Diversity for Eighth Consecutive Year

6/8/2015

For the eighth consecutive year, Adams and Reese ranked among the Top 200 Law Firms in Diversity, placing No. 199 on the 2015 Diversity Scorecard, compiled by The American Lawyer. The rank is based on the percentage of minority lawyers in the firm’s U.S. offices and the percentage of U.S.–based minority partners. Adams and Reese has ranked on the list since 2008.

Adams and Reese has been recognized for its commitment to diversity through various publications, professional organizations and bar associations. In 2014, Adams and Reese received the New Orleans Society of Human Resource Management Association (SHRM) “Commitment to Diversity” Award. Also in 2014, Adams and Reese received the 2014 Louisiana State Bar Association Human Rights Award for the firm’s diversity efforts and for promoting diversity in the legal profession.

Adams and Reese’s other diversity awards and recognitions have included the Law Firm Diversity Award from the National Bar Association (2013); Top 200 Law Firms in Diversity by the Minority Law Journal (2013); “Unity Award” by Sarasota’s Biz941 Magazine (2012); “Corporate Counsel Women of Color® Diversity Award of Excellence” (2011); Human Resources Management Association (HRMA) Commitment to Diversity Award (2011); Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity by MultiCultural Law (2010); Top 100 Law Firms for Women by Women 3.0 Magazine (2010); LSBA “Certificate of Commendation” (2009); "Encouraging Diversity" Minority Business Award from Birmingham Business Journal (2007-2009); and “Lighthouse Award” by International Paper (2006).

Adams and Reese is a multidisciplinary law firm with 300 attorneys and advisors strategically located in 16 offices in 15 markets throughout the southern United States and Washington, D.C. American Lawyer includes Adams and Reese on its distinguished list of the nation's top law firms - "The Am Law 200". The National Law Journal also includes the firm on the "NLJ 350" list of the nation's largest law firms.