Gender diversity

The 2017 survey of numbers of females in associate and partner positions

Every year we interview junior associates about how well their firm is handling diversity. Each firm has its own story to tell behind the numbers; what matters as much as the figures is firm culture, conscience and initiatives. We explore this for each firm in the Inside View>>>

Firms

Female partners %

Female associates %

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.

25

30

Akin Gump

20.2

44

Allen & Overy LLP

18.4

44.7

Alston & Bird LLP

22.8

45.6

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

20.0

49.8

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

12.5

33

Baker Botts LLP

17.2

42.4

Baker McKenzie

28

50

Bracewell LLP

21

45

Brown Rudnick LLP

16

42

Brownstein Hyatt

29

42

Cadwalader

22.5

39.7

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

18

45

Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

19

55

Cleary Gottlieb

17.4

49.7

Clifford Chance US LLP

11

47

Cooley LLP

22

56.5

Cozen O'Connor

24

47

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

21

39

Crowell & Moring LLP

24

55

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost

10.5

38.5

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

19

43

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

20.8

53

Dechert LLP

14.1

42.7

DLA Piper LLP (US)

20.6

43.2

Duane Morris LLP

23.4

39.4

Dykema Gossett PLLC

23

54

Epstein Becker & Green PC

28

53

Finnegan

26

44

Fish & Richardson PC

17

33

Fitzpatrick, Cella

16

45

Foley & Lardner LLP

19.4

43.7

Fox Rothschild LLP

23.4

41.9

Freshfields

27

48

Fried, Frank

15

43

Gibbons P.C.

20

43

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

16.6

45.2

Goodwin

23

49

Goulston & Storrs

21

56

Greenberg Traurig, PA

22.4

47.2

Hangley

29

40

Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP

24

46

Haynes and Boone, LLP

22

40

Hogan Lovells

25

50

Holland & Knight LLP

22

49

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

23

49

Hunton & Williams LLP

18

49.5

Irell & Manella LLP

9

40

Jackson Walker LLP

21.8

48

Jenner & Block LLP

28.8

44.9

Jones Day

24.1

47.4

K&L Gates

24

46

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

20

40.8

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

22.5

47.1

Kilpatrick Townsend

25.2

40.5

King & Spalding LLP

23.5

46.5

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

22.8

36

Kramer Levin

13.3

40.1

Latham & Watkins LLP

21

41

Linklaters

14

43

Mayer Brown LLP

19.7

41.8

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

29.7

52.7

Milbank

15.2

40.5

Mintz Levin

25

48

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

22.1

51.3

Morrison & Foerster LLP

23.5

46.2

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

22.4

40.6

Nixon Peabody LLP

25

48.2

Norton Rose Fulbright

20.9

47.8

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

28

55

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

19.1

45.1

Orrick

21.9

46.1

Patterson Belknap

17.6

51

Paul Hastings LLP

22

42.6

Paul, Weiss

22

40

Perkins Coie LLP

25

48

Pillsbury

22.4

47.9

Proskauer Rose LLP

15.4

48.9

Reed Smith LLP

23.2

49.1

Ropes & Gray LLP

25

47

Schiff Hardin LLP

26.8

47.7

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

13

42

Sedgwick LLP

32

44

Seward & Kissel LLP

8.8

46.6

Shearman & Sterling LLP

18

41

Sheppard, Mullin

17

48

Sidley Austin LLP

24.6

47.3

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

20

43

Skadden

21.9

46.6

Snell & Wilmer LLP

15.3

37.9

Squire Patton Boggs

21.2

50.6

Sterne, Kessler

21.4

24.3

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

17

35

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

20

40

Thompson & Knight LLP

26

48

Vedder Price

18

41

Venable LLP

U

U

Vinson & Elkins LLP

15

38

Waller

16

34

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

23

49

White & Case LLP

19

50

Wiley Rein LLP

26

52

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

14.3

43.8

WilmerHale

24.7

49.5

Wilson Sonsini

24

44

Winston & Strawn LLP

22

45