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MADE THE GRADE – The Diversity Lab is scheduled to release its second batch of Mansfield certified law firms later today. Mansfield certified firms are those that have revamped their recruiting and promotion processes to ensure that 30% of potential candidates for “significant” leadership roles are minorities, women, or—new this year—identify as LGBTQ+. For firms, the certification is considered a major accomplishment, especially as clients have increasingly begun to factor diversity into their legal spend.