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Diversity and Inclusion

Awards and Recognition

  • Achieved 100% score on the Human Rights Campaign's 2017, 2018 and 2019 Corporate Equality Index, improving on our score of 90% in 2015 and 2016
  • Achieved Mansfield Certification Plus status, which indicates that the firm has considered and successfully reached at least 30 percent women and minority lawyer representation in a notable number of our current leadership roles and committees, from Diversity Lab after completing the inaugural one-year Mansfield Rule pilot in 2018
  • Ranked among the top 20 Am Law 200 firms for gender diversity, specifically, the percentage of female equity partners, in The American Lawyer's annual A-List ranking for 2018 and 2019
  • Ranked among the top 50 law firms in the National Law Journal (NLJ) 500: Women's Scorecard in 2018 and 2019
  • Recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a "Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality" in 2018
  • Ben Haglund honored by Seton Hall Law School for his work in advancing diversity and inclusion in law firms and law departments at Seton Hall Law School's 2018 Diversity Banquet
  • Day Pitney's New Jersey office recognized by the New Jersey Law Journal as being the most diverse law firm in 3 out of 4 categories measured (female partners; female lawyers overall; minority lawyers overall) in 2014
  • Received the Corporate Law Department of the Year Award from the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey in 2014
  • Named one of the Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity by MultiCultural Law Magazine in 2011
  • Received the Edwin Archer Randolph Diversity Award from The Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity in 2009