NYC Firms Make Small Gains In Diversity Efforts, Report Says

Law360, New York (November 14, 2012, 6:49 PM EST) -- Law firms in New York City have made some gains in hiring diverse attorneys, but still have a way to go in retaining women and minorities, according to a study released Wednesday.

The New York City Bar Association said in its sixth Diversity Benchmarking Report that the hiring practices of firms in 2011 “paint a picture of stagnation for women and minority attorneys,” saying that while new hires across levels are more diverse than attorneys at signatory firms, high turnover for women and minorities continues to...
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