Gibson Dunn believes that diversity among lawyers is essential to our continued success as one of the preeminent law firms in the world. In an increasingly global world, we understand that it is crucial that we incorporate diverse competencies, experiences and viewpoints into our workforce. We are proud of our diverse partnership and look forward to developing a new and diverse generation of lawyers who will continue the long tradition of quality and excellence for which Gibson Dunn is known. We invite you to view our 2020 Diversity Report (PDF).

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Awards and Recognitions

At Gibson Dunn, we have made diversity one of our highest priorities, and we are proud that our efforts are being noticed. In an article, the American Lawyer noted that “diversity at Gibson has been on a steady upswing,” and we couldn’t agree more. Gibson Dunn was ranked in Vault, Inc.’s Best Law Firms for Diversity based on ratings from our associates for our commitment to advancing diversity and fostering an inclusive workplace. We also ranked as one of Multicultural Law Magazine’s top 50 firms for diversity.

Gibson Dunn recently received the top score in the Human Right Campaign’s Corporate Index for our LGBT-friendly policies and Lambda Legal’s Partners for Equality Award for our long-term support of the organization and pro bono services over the years. The Firm also received TIAA CREF’s 2017 Diversity Award, PepsiCo’s 2015 Diversity Award, Chevron Law’s Function’s 2017 and 2012 Firm Diversity Recognition Award and was named “Law Firm of the Year” by the Orange County Equality Coalition. Gibson Dunn was also awarded Georgetown University Outlaw’s “Ally” award for our work on LGBT issues. Several of our attorneys have been honored for their contributions to diversity work by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, the National LGBT Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the National Law Journal, among others.

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