Home

Haynes and Boone Most Diverse Law Firm in North Texas
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

The Dallas Business Journal has released data that shows the law firm of Haynes and Boone, from North Texas, has the most women and most minority attorneys.

The firm is also the largest overall from North Texas since it employs 228 local attorneys. Of those 228, 82 are female and 42 are racial or ethnic minority attorneys. This equates to 36 percent women and 18 percent minorities in the ranks of its lawyers.

  
What
Where


In Dallas County, the ratio is 33 percent female and 14 percent minority attorneys. Across the state, the ratio is 33 percent female and 18 percent minority attorneys, according to the State Bar of Texas.

“Statistics have shown that a diverse team produces a better product,” Felicity Fowler said. Fowler is a partner at Haynes and Boone. She is also the co-chair of the Attorney Diversity Committee at the firm. “We want our firm to reflect Dallas.”

In a study from the Diversity Task Force, Haynes and Boone ranked as the fourth most diverse firm in Dallas. The study accounted for minority advancement and ownership along with head count. The firms that ranked higher include Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP ; Jones Day; and K&L Gates LLP .

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




The study looked at 20 law firms, for a total of 799 equity partners. Of those 799 equity partners, only 48 of them are minorities. This is good for six percent. The African-American, Hispanic and Asian bar associations of Dallas released data that shows only one percent of the 799 equity partners at the largest firms in Dallas are African-American.

“All of us are working to make the profession more inclusive,” Fowler said. “It’s frustrating. Getting that number up is something we’re all dealing with, because it should be up for all law firms.”



The five largest firms in North Texas ranked as follows by the DBJ survey:

– Haynes and Boone LLP with 36 percent women and 18 percent minority

– Thompson & Knight LLP with 16 percent women and 9 percent minority

Locke Lord LLP with 25 percent women and 13 percent minority

– Jackson Walker LLP with 26 percent women and 12 percent minority

– Winstead PC with 30 percent women and 11 percent minority



 

RELEVANT JOBS

Paralegal

USA-NE-Bellevue

Paralegal Big Fire Law & Policy Group LLP is seeking an experienced Paralegal to join our Firm. ...

Apply now

Senior Corporate / Commercial Attorney |

USA-VT-Burlington

Downs Rachlin Martin – Northern New England’s largest business law firm - has a signific...

Apply now

Senior Counsel, Shared Services & Litigation

USA-GA-Carrollton

Southwire is seeking to hire an experienced attorney to serve as Senior Counsel to provide advice an...

Apply now

Employment Advocate

USA-CA-Malibu

Legal Authority is at the forefront of the job placement industry. We are looking for an experi...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Junior Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills office of our client seeks junior associate attorney with 1-2 years of experience in l...

Apply Now

Immigration Attorney

USA-CA-Oakland

Oakland office of our client seeks immigration attorney with 3-5 years of experience. The candidate ...

Apply Now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-TX-Fort Worth

Fort Worth office of our client seeks litigation associate attorney with 3-6 years of experience. Th...

Apply Now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top