Diversity In Focus

Diversity In Focus2019-06-06T21:22:39+00:00

Diversity and Inclusion

Many law firms are dedicated to diversity and inclusion. Selendy & Gay goes beyond simply dedication; we constantly strive to ensure that people of all backgrounds feel a sense of belonging to the community we’re creating together.

The truth of our commitment is in our numbers:

Female Partners

19% Big Law
54.5% Selendy & Gay

At Big Law firms, 19.0% of equity partners are women.
At Selendy & Gay, 54.5% of our equity partners are women.

LGBTQ Partners

2.1% Big Law
23.1% Selendy & Gay

At Big Law firms, only 2.1% of partners identify as LGBTQ.
At Selendy & Gay, 23.1% of our partners identify as LGBTQ.

LGBTQ Associates

3.8% Big Law
21.7% Selendy & Gay

At Big Law firms, only 3.8% of associates identify as LGBTQ.
At Selendy & Gay, 21.7% of our associates identify as LGBTQ.

Racial Diversity

24.2% Big Law
30.4% Selendy & Gay

At Big Law firms, only 24.2% of associates identify as people of color.
At Selendy & Gay, 30.4% of our associates identify as people of color.

* These statistics have been collected from reports by The National Association for Law Placement and McKinsey & Company.