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More women and minority lawyers are sitting on management committees at the largest law firms, but diversity progress remains frustratingly slow in the path to partnership and among the lawyers who earn the most at their firms.

The New York City Bar Association’s latest diversity benchmarking report, which surveyed 88 large law firms about their New York City offices in 2016, tracked the ranks of minority and women lawyers from first-year associates to firm leaders.

The report showed consistently sluggish progress from the prior 2015 study, with a few notable gains, including women and minorities in leadership positions. The percentage of women serving on management committees increased to 23.6 percent, from 20.3 percent in 2015, and the percentage of minorities serving on these committees increased to 9.4 percent from 7.1 percent in 2015.

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Christine Simmons

Christine Simmons writes about the New York legal community and the business of law. Email her at [email protected] and find her on Twitter @chlsimmons

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