Press Release

Cooley Named MCCA’s 2022 Sager Award Recipient

Award recognizes Am Law 200 firms for commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
October 20, 2022

New York – October 20, 2022 – Cooley was named the 2022 recipient of the Thomas L. Sager Award by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) in Category 5 (Am Law 200 firms with more than 501 lawyers). The award highlights the firm’s commitment to building a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Cooley partners Joe Drayton and Reuben Chen accepted the award on behalf of the firm at MCCA’s 25th anniversary gala.

MCCA determines the finalists and winners for the Sager Award based on its extensive review of the MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey, which gathers insights about firm demographics, leadership composition, and the hiring, retention and promotion of diverse lawyers. MCCA utilizes an objective, data-driven Diversity Scorecard to assess performance and impact.

Cooley is dedicated to maintaining a workplace that values and celebrates differences. The firm is widely recognized for its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts by leading industry organizations and publications, including earning a six-time perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index, being named to Seramount’s (formerly Working Mother Magazine) Best Law Firms for Women list 10 years in a row, and achieving US Gold Standard law firm certification for the 11th consecutive year from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum.

To learn more about Cooley’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, please visit the firm’s DEI webpage.

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