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By the Numbers

Most elite law firms profess a devotion to diversity. Paul, Weiss has a history of putting it into practice and a commitment to constantly improving.

Percentage of Attorneys Who Self-Identify as Racially DiversePercentage of Racially Diverse Equity PartnersPercentage of LGBTQ+ Attorneys

  • 39% of the U.S. partners self-identify as diverse (women, people of color or LGBTQ+) and 70% of the U.S. associates self-identify as diverse (women, people of color or LGBTQ+)
  • Women of color represent 19% of women partners, exceeding the 14% national average, and 45% of women associates
  • Our 2023 summer class was 53% racially diverse and/or LGBTQ+ and 65% of women summer associates are women of color


*"Big Law" benchmarks are from the NALP 2022 Report on Diversity in U.S. Law Firms, released in January 2023.
**Paul, Weiss has a one-tier partnership: all partners are equity partners.


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