Law360 (A LexisNexis® Company) has released the results of its fifth annual 2019 Diversity Snapshot and Seed IP Law Group LLP is ranked at #3 on The Best Law Firms for Minority Equity Partners, based on U.S. firms with 50-149 attorneys.
“Seed IP Law Group is committed to diversity and inclusion, core values our firm has and will continue to benefit from, throughout our organization. We recognize this commitment is key to the creativity and innovation that are so important to the continued success of our people and our firm,” says Kevin S. Costanza, Seed IP’s Managing Partner. “Continuing to recruit, hire and retain a diverse group of the country’s top IP attorneys is one of the core elements of our long-term strategic plan. We are very proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have created and will continue to create.”
Law360 collected demographic data from more than 300 U.S. firms (or firms with a U.S. component), including 89 of the 100 largest U.S.-based firms, as ranked by the Law360 400. More than 83% of the top 200 largest U.S law firms by head count participated. For the ranking, Law360 grouped firms based on their U.S. attorneys head count in order to evaluate their diversity as compared with similarly sized peer firms. Firms were ranked according to the percentage of minority attorneys at the nonpartner and partner level. Firms were required to disclose the diversity of their equity partnerships in order to be eligible for the ranking. Firms that declined to disclose their equity partnership data were no eligible for the ranking.