Our firm has been committed to inclusion since its founding — a dedication that has shaped the intellectual and cultural character of Paul, Weiss over many decades. Most elite law firms profess a devotion to diversity and inclusion, but none can match Paul, Weiss’s history of putting it into practice.

Paul, Weiss Ranked #16 in The American Lawyer’s 2018 Diversity Scorecard

The American Lawyer ranked Paul, Weiss #16 in its 2018 Diversity Scorecard.

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Paul, Weiss Receives WILEF Gold Standard Certification

For the fourth consecutive year, the Women in Law Empowerment Forum has awarded Paul, Weiss its Gold Standard Certification for the advancement and promotion of women lawyers. 

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Paul, Weiss Ranks Fifth on The American Lawyer “A-List”

The American Lawyer has placed Paul, Weiss fifth in its annual “A-List,” which ranks firms based on their revenue per lawyer, pro bono commitment, associate satisfaction, racial and gender diversity, and the percentage of female equity partners. 

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Paul, Weiss Named by the Human Rights Campaign as a “2018 Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality”

For the seventh consecutive year, Paul, Weiss received a 100% score on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and was named as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign. 

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Paul, Weiss, Mandela: A Proud Collaboration

In 1993, as Nelson Mandela barnstormed through the United States to champion South Africa’s first post-apartheid, democratic elections, he turned to Paul, Weiss, and to partner Ted Sorensen, to organize the South Africa Free Election Fund (SAFE). With assistance from firm alumni like Loren Braithwaite Kabosha (PW 1990), Christian Merkling (PW 1990) and future Paul, Weiss partner Marco V. Masotti, this crucial voter education initiative would reach millions of first-time voters in one of the most important elections of the 20th century.

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Paul, Weiss a Top-10 Firm for Minority Attorneys

Paul, Weiss ranks sixth among the nation’s largest firms for minority attorneys, according to Law360’s 2018 Diversity Snapshot.

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Paul, Weiss Diversity Networking Reception

The Paul, Weiss annual Diversity Networking Reception captures the spirit of our long and closely-held commitment to promoting diversity and equality in the legal profession. 

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Ted Wells Receives Charles Hamilton Houston Medal of Freedom from Harvard Law School

Ted Wells has been honored by Harvard Law School with its highest honor, the Charles Hamilton Houston Medal of Freedom.

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Paul, Weiss Recognized for 25 Years of Participation in NYC Bar Diversity Fellowship Program

Paul, Weiss was honored by the New York City Bar Association as the only partner firm to have participated in its Diversity Fellowship Program every year since the program began in 1991.

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