As a longtime leader in the effort to diversify the legal profession, we know principles fall short unless paired with meaningful actions.
Our firm was one of four selected to be a founding member of the Move the Needle Fund (MTN), a first-ever program designed to create positive change in the legal industry. As part of our participation in MTN, we’ve set goals focused on increasing the diversity of our equity partnership by 2025.
as compared to 20% industry average
as compared to 9% industry average
as compared to 2% industry average
Data courtesy of NALP and MCCA (2019)
Rekha ChiruvoluChief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion OfficerDEI Strategic Services
Nixon Peabody has earned the highest rating (100%) every year since 2006 on LGBTQ+ equality in corporate America—a testament to our enduring commitment and willingness to take action.
Diversity Lab has recognized Nixon Peabody with its highest rating for achieving over 30% gender and racial/ethnic diversity in a majority of firm leadership roles.
We are one of four firms to pioneer the collaborative effort Move the Needle Fund, which is dedicated to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession.
The “It Gets Better Project” showcases videos of LGBTQ+ individuals sharing their stories of hope and encouragement. Our attorneys and staff lend their voices to this empowering organization. Robert Christmas passed away in June 2022. He was a dedicated force for LGBTQ+ inclusion at our firm and in the legal profession. His legacy will be an inspiration for years to come.
Feb 12, 2022