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Arnold & Porter Named a Top 5 Law Firm for Women & Diversity by Seramount

June 5, 2023

Arnold & Porter was named one of the top five law firms for women and diversity according to Seramount’s 2023 ‘Best Law Firms for Women and Diversity’ list. This is the 10th year that Arnold & Porter has appeared on this list, which previously was released by Working Mother Media.

“We are pleased Arnold & Porter’s efforts to design and implement initiatives and provide benefits that promote the retention and advancement of attorneys from communities underrepresented place us among the top ranked law firms. We are grateful for the unwavering support of firm leadership and the entire Arnold & Porter community as we continue our D&I journey and press forward into crucial areas that still require our concentrated attention. We are proud to be among the top five in 2023 and are glad to partner with Seramount as it evolves and challenges the legal industry to make meaningful change,” stated Brenda Carr, Arnold & Porter’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer.

Seramount’s 2023 list recognizes the top 50 law firms that use best practices to recruit, retain, promote, and develop women lawyers, as well as lawyers from underrepresented groups, including people of color. Seramount is a strategic professional services and research firm dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Law firms completed Seramount's extensive application about workforce profiles, flexibility, paid time off and parental leaves, and development and retention of women. Surveyed firms also were asked about the ability to work from home some of the time, family-friendly benefits, and mentoring and sponsorship participation.

Diversity and inclusion are core values for Arnold & Porter. The firm is committed to cultivating diversity and inclusion in a positive work environment, where all talent is supported and accorded dignity and respect. The firm values the contributions that each person makes, enable employees to be comfortable being themselves, and encourage every person to realize their potential. Arnold & Porter believes that each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal opportunity.