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 Attorneys

2.9% Big Law
21% Selendy & Gay

At Big Law firms, only 2.9% of attorneys identify as LGBTQ.
At Selendy & Gay, 21% of our attorneys 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 (January 2019) and McKinsey & Company (October 2017).