(June 19, 2018, Washington, DC) — Steptoe has been named to Law360's list of the "Best Law Firms for Minority Equity Partners." In an article published June 18, Law360 ranks firms with the highest percentages of minority attorneys in their equity partnerships for firms of their size. Steptoe was ranked in the tier for firms with 300-599 lawyers.
The list was published as part of Law360's 2018 Diversity Snapshot, which is based on numbers gathered for the Law360 400, an annual ranking of the largest US-based law firms based on domestic attorney headcount. Law360 surveyed more than 300 US firms, or vereins with a US component, about their overall and minority headcount numbers as of December 31, 2017. Only US-based attorneys were included in the survey, and firms had to have at least 20 US-based attorneys to participate.
The full list can be read at Law360 (subscription required).
In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions. Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Washington. For more information, visit www.steptoe.com.