Akin Gump Rated A+ for Diversity, per Houston Multi-Bar Diversity Committee

(Houston) – Akin Gump is proud to announce that the Houston Multi-Bar  Diversity Committee—comprising the Houston Lawyers Association, the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston, the Mexican American Bar Association of Houston and the Asian American Bar Association of Houston— has awarded the firm an A+ rating in its 2016 Law Firm Diversity Report Card.

Based on a survey of the racial and ethnic makeup of the 25 largest law firms in Houston as well as four governmental legal departments, focusing on the number of minority lawyers at each, the Houston Multi-Bar Diversity Committee graded each firm on a one hundred point scale. Akin Gump was one of just three firms that earned a perfect score.

Akin Gump was recently also awarded a 10th consecutive perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index, which evaluates enterprises’ commitment to LGBT employees. Learn more here.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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