Faegre Drinker is proud to be recognized by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) as one of only 22 firms to receive both the 2020 “Top Performer” and the 2020 “Compass Award” designations for its commitment to building a more diverse organization and a more inclusive legal profession.
“Top Performers” are LCLD’s most active member corporations and law firms, while the “Compass Award” recognizes those members who personally attend LCLD’s annual meeting and participate in the organization’s Fellows and Pathfinder programs, as well as at least one pipeline program such as Mentoring or 1L Scholars.
Faegre Drinker holds itself accountable for progress on building a diverse workforce and relies on national benchmarking surveys like LCLD’s “Top Performer” and “Compass Award,” among others. The firm has also been recognized as a top law firm for women in Law360’s 2020 Glass Ceiling Report, one of the Best Law Firms for Women in 2020 by Working Mother, and was among 48 U.S. law firms to receive Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum in 2020. In addition, Faegre Drinker is proud to be recognized by Diversity Lab as a Mansfield Certified Plus firm – one of the “trailblazing law firms” that demonstrate meaningful progress in creating diverse leadership teams and develop diverse pipelines to leadership.