Bloomberg Law recently named Barnes & Thornburg to its third annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Framework. The firm is one of 55 U.S.-based law firms recognized for its level of disclosure of diversity-related metrics and distinguished performance against six core pillars: demographics, leadership and talent pipeline, recruitment and retention, business innovation and strategy, marketing, and diversity & inclusion in the community.
The findings of the 2023 Bloomberg DEI Framework show that Barnes & Thornburg exceeded Bloomberg Law’s established threshold of diversity, equity and inclusion and indeed, met or exceeded the average in all strategic categories measured.
“The data is proof that diversity, equity and inclusion are each a business imperative at Barnes & Thornburg,” said Dawn R. Rosemond, firm diversity partner. “Our commitment to change is further emboldened by these results. It shows us that our aggressive commitment to change is making a quantitative impact.”
According to Bloomberg Law, firms’ performance was assessed across more than 85 metrics, each associated with one of the framework’s six core pillars: demographics, leadership and talent pipeline, recruitment and retention, business innovation and strategy, marketing, and diversity and inclusion in the community.
With more than 800 attorneys and other legal professionals, Barnes & Thornburg is one of the largest law firms in the country. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Atlanta, Boston, California, Chicago, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, South Florida, Texas and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit us online at www.btlaw.com or on Twitter @BTLawNews.