Americas

One Hogan Lovells. Many Perspectives

We're tackling issues related to the recruitment, retention, promotion, and professional development of our lawyers, including women and diverse lawyers. We have instituted a comprehensive program of activities that is supported by the region-specific diversity committees and six women's networks in each of our major U.S. offices. We have employee resource network groups for African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian Pacific-American, and LGBT lawyers, which provide mentoring, business-development, networking, and...

Americas

We're tackling issues related to the recruitment, retention, promotion, and professional development of our lawyers, including women and diverse lawyers. We have instituted a comprehensive program of activities that is supported by the region-specific diversity committees and six women's networks in each of our major U.S. offices. We have employee resource network groups for African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian Pacific-American, and LGBT lawyers, which provide mentoring, business-development, networking, and substantive programming for their members.

Specific Events and Initiatives

  • Mentoring Circles program in New York to expand business and professional development opportunities for diverse associates
  • Participation in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 1L Mentoring Program, 1L Scholars Program, Fellows Program, and Pathfinder Program, each designed to foster and provide guidance, mentoring, professional development, and networking opportunities to diverse law students and lawyers
  • Mock interview workshops for hundreds of diverse law students in Los Angeles, New York, Denver, and Washington, D.C.
  • Heritage Months focused on ethnic/racial and LGBT diversity featuring special film viewings, distinguished speakers, panel discussions, and community service projects
  • Pathways to Success program for our African-American associates, allowing them the opportunity to speak candidly with management, members of their practice groups, clients and alumni, as well as network among themselves
  • Sponsorship and participation in a legal panel for "Boots to Suits," an organization that mentors returning war veterans enrolled in undergraduate programs
  • "Street law" classes taught by our lawyers to high school students at Thurgood Marshall Academy, a low-income charter high school in Washington, D.C.
  • Partnership with the Asian American Justice Center, hosting a networking event for Asian-American law clerks and summer interns from law firms, nonprofits, and government agencies
  • Annual sponsorship of the Hispanic National Bar Foundation's Future Latino Leaders Law Camp, a nine-day program in Washington, D.C. that provides selected Latino high school students the opportunity to learn more about the legal profession
  • Participation in the DC Roadshow, a series of panel events with Black Law Students Associations to encourage African-American law students to practice law in Washington, D.C.
  • Launched Outlaws, a mentoring program for LGBT law students at Columbia Law School that pairs 1L LGBT students with lawyer mentors from our New York and Washington, D.C. LGBT Network Group and New York Diversity Committee. We also mentor LGBT law students at New York University School of Law and the University of Virginia Law School, and we annually attend LGBT career fairs and law student networking events
  • Sponsor and support events with law student associations for women and diverse law students at the law schools at which we recruit, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
  • Participation in the AnBryce Scholars Program at New York University (NYU) School of Law. This program provides, among other things, full tuition scholarships to incoming NYU Law students who achieved exceptional academic and leadership accomplishments in the face of challenging social and economic circumstances

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Hogan Lovells Is Included in Working Mother's "Best Law Firms for Women" List for Eighth Year in a Row

Washington, D.C., 16 July 2019 – For the eighth consecutive year, Hogan Lovells has been named one of the "Best Law Firms for Women" by Working Mother.

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Hogan Lovells announces new Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing

Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce that Julie Thomas has been appointed to lead the firm's diversity, inclusion and wellbeing strategy globally. She will head up a global team advising...

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Hogan Lovells signs on to Mansfield Rule 2.0 to close diversity gap

Hogan Lovells has signed on to the Mansfield Rule 2.0, which commits the firm to measuring, tracking, and improving the composition of women, minority, and LGBT+ candidates for lateral...

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Regional Highlights

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An education in Title IX

The Los Angeles Diversity Committee welcomed Kathleen Salvaty, the University of California's first system-wide Title IX coordinator.

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Developing leaders

Two of our own were chosen to participate in Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).

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Both talk and action

For the eighth consecutive year, we've earned 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index. And furthering our commitment to equality, we signed on to three...

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9th annual Hogan Lovells practical skills program for diverse students

Our Denver office recognizes that diverse law students often face steep challenges at the beginning of their...

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Celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

In May 2014, our D.C. Metro Diversity Committee, together with co-sponsors APABA-DC, the Korean American Bar...

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Mock interview event for diverse law students

In conjunction with the Critical Race Studies department at UCLA School of Law, our Los Angeles office hosted the...

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