Do clients care about law firm diversity?

A survey of some 190 corporate counsel by the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA), which is affiliated to Latin Lawyer, got a mixed response about how important diversity is when it comes to choosing external legal teams. Christina McKeon Frutuoso presents the findings.

Do clients care about law firm diversity? Some 37% of companies polled by LACCA had done research into the gender wage gap (Credit: kang)

Some 46% of companies surveyed said evidence of diversity policies at law firms was not important at all in the selection process, while 37% said it was somewhat important and 17% described it as very much so.



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