Press Release

Cooley Recognized Among Best Law Firms for Women and Diversity for 12th Time

October 2, 2023

Palo Alto – October 2, 2023 – Cooley was honored by Seramount as a best law firm for women and diversity for the 12th time, earning a place in its Hall of Fame.

Since 2007, the list has recognized law firms’ efforts and successes in recruiting, retaining, promoting and developing women lawyers. Firms answered more than 300 questions this year about lawyers’ demographics at different levels, flexibility, paid time off and parental leaves, development and retention of women and people of color, as well as those from other underrepresented groups. Questions about family-friendly benefits and mentoring and sponsorship participation also were included.

Cooley is dedicated to maintaining a workplace that values and celebrates differences. This commitment includes active and creative partnerships with clients and local and national law organizations that support people from underrepresented backgrounds, diversity pipeline projects, law school diversity programs and community outreach. The firm is widely recognized for its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts by top industry organizations and publications, including earning a six-time perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index, receiving WILEF's US Gold Standard Certification for 12 consecutive years and consistently reaching Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule Certification Plus status.

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