When we published last year's Diversity Scorecard, we said this year's edition would take a more nuanced approach, which we predicted would shake up the rankings. And so it has. The churn is courtesy of a formula that gives more credit to law firms that have increased racial diversity among their partners. Due to the new emphasis on lawyers at the most senior levels, some firms have lost their customary berths on our list. One firm soared from No. 47 to No. 4, while another plummeted from No. 6 to No. 57.
Diversity Scorecard 2009: A New View of Success
The Minority Law Journal
May 6, 2009