3 Law Firms With Their Own Riff On The Mansfield Rule

Law360, New York (August 29, 2017, 11:51 AM EDT) -- Nearly 50 law firms have adopted the Mansfield Rule in an effort to improve diversity, but a few firms have decided to go rogue and implement their own versions of the rule.

While 44 firms have now signed on to the Mansfield Rule — named after Arabella Mansfield, the first woman admitted to the practice of law in the United States — a number of others are playing with the concept and tweaking it for their own purposes to align with their individual goals.

Those law firms include Seyfarth Shaw LLP and Nixon Peabody LLP, both of which are also signatories...

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