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Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP is committed to diversity as an integral part of its professional hiring and development program.  Recruiting, retaining and promoting outstanding lawyers from diverse backgrounds, with different experiences and perspectives, enables the Firm to provide its clients with the highest level of representation and best serves the individuals within our organization.

The Firm's commitment to diversity has been recognized by its continued relationships with its clients that focus on diversity and by independent surveys addressing the hiring and retention of minority lawyers.  The  Minority Law Journal's Diversity Scorecard survey, which ranks the 250 largest firms in the country according to the percentage of minority lawyers, consistently ranks Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, in the top 12% of law firms in the United States.

The Firm also actively participates and supports numerous minority organizations and forums, including: 

American Bar Association's National Conference for the Minority Attorney
Asian-American Bar Association of New York
Black Law Student Association (BLSA) at Stanford University
Capital District Black and Hispanic Bar Association
Cuban American Bar Association
DuPont Minority Corporate Counsel Conference
Hispanic National Bar Association
Minority Corporate Counsel Association
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
National Bar Association
National Women's Law Center
New York City Bar Association's Annual Diversity Conference
New York Women's Bar Association
Pace Women's Justice Center
Westchester County Women's Bar Association

In addition the Firm's attorneys have played important roles and/or made presentations at the following conferences that are intended to promote diversity throughout the legal profession: 

American Bar Association's Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession
American Bar Association's Latin American Council
New York Women's Bar Association Foundation Mentoring Conference
11th Judicial Circuit of Florida Sensitivity Training Seminar for the Judiciary
Florida Supreme Court Standing Committee on Fairness and Diversity
Florida Supreme Court Task Force on Judicial Branch Planning
Demystifying the Judicial Nominating Commission in Broward County

The Firm's Diversity Committee, comprised of partners, counsel and associates, leads the Firm's efforts to develop and implement programs and policies designed to increase and enhance diversity throughout the Firm through recruiting, retention and advancement.