Be stimulated by diversity
Along with our commitment to superior legal service, Sullivan & Cromwell is equally dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. Not only do we believe that this is the right thing to do, but we also believe that diversity is vital to recruiting the best lawyers and to providing the highest level of service to our clients. Our culture and policies value the unique abilities and perspectives of every individual, and support diversity in its broadest sense.
Recently, S&C was recognized by a number of important constituencies for our strong commitment to diversity:
- S&C was awarded the 2012 Most Innovative International Firm Award at the inaugural Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards in New York City. The Firm was recognized for its unique programs, including the Floor Wizard mentoring program, professional development speaker series, and adoption benefits.
- In its most recent rankings, Vault listed S&C as among the 20 best law firms for overall diversity and LGBT diversity. S&C was placed on Vault’s “20 Best Law Firms for LGBT Diversity” list for the prior five years as well.
- MultiCultural Law magazine named S&C to the following 2012 rankings:
“Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity”
“Top 50 Law Firms for Partners”
“Top 50 Law Firms for Associates”
“Top 100 Law Firms for Women”
“Top 25 Law Firms for Asian Americans”
The 2009, 2010, and 2011 Corporate Equality Index and Best Places to Work Survey, conducted by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, bestowed the organization’s top rating of 100% upon the Firm for our work-related policies, benefits, and practices affecting LGBT employees.
- The Dave Thomas Foundation has named S&C to its list of “Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces” each year since 2008. For the fourth year in a row, S&C was ranked first in the Consulting, Accounting, Legal and Business Services category.