Gordon & Rees was recently recognized as one of the nation’s top law firms for minority lawyers by Law360’s first ever ranking of the 100 Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys, released May 19. The firms were ranked based on racial minority representation at the partner and nonpartner levels and their total number of minority attorneys.
Leon Silver, co-managing partner of the Phoenix office of Gordon & Rees, is committed to growing diversity as he expands the Phoenix office.
“I have always been passionate on the topic of diversity,” said Silver. “Not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it also makes good business sense. A diverse workforce expands the reach and abilities of our firm and helps us better serve our clients,” said Mr. Silver. “I am proud to have our firm recognized by Law360, and will continue to grow minority representation here in the Phoenix office of Gordon & Rees.”
Almost every firm included in the top 100 exceeded the the overall average among U.S. law firms of 14 percent minority attorneys and eight percent minority partners.
Silver joined Gordon & Rees in November 2014. He serves on the board of Take the Lead, a non-profit inspiring and developing women to take leadership positions in the workplace. For additional information, please visit http://www.gordonrees.com/offices/phoenix. For more information about Law360’s 100 Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys list, visit www.law360.com.