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

May 29, 2024

Arnold & Porter was again named one of the top five law firms for women and diversity according to Seramount’s 2024 ‘Best Law Firms for Women and Diversity’ list. This is the 11th year Arnold & Porter has appeared on the list, which was previously released by Working Mother Media.

“We are pleased that Arnold & Porter’s ongoing efforts to design and implement initiatives that foster a culture of inclusion for all of our attorneys and professional staff cultivates an environment where colleagues from underrepresented communities can thrive and have placed us among the top ranked law firms. We are grateful for the unwavering support of firm leadership and the Arnold & Porter community as we continue to focus on crucial areas still requiring our concentration and attention,” said Brenda Carr, Arnold & Porter’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer.

In addition to being among the top five law firms for women and diversity overall, Arnold & Porter was ranked a top ten firm for women and diversity in numerous categories related to benefits, career flexibility, retention, advancement, and DEI strategies.

Seramount’s 2024 list recognizes the top fifty 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 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, 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, enabling employees to be comfortable being themselves, and encouraging 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.