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Linklaters LLP - New York, New York

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Diversity Chair

Diversity Chair Prefix Mr.
Diversity Chair First Name Peter
Diversity Chair Last Name Cohen-Millstein

Diversity Contact Information

Diversity Contact Prefix Ms.
Diversity Contact First Name Lucy
Diversity Contact Last Name Makepeace
Link to your organization's diversity website

Recruitment methods

Which of the following methods do you use to increase the presence and retention of under-represented groups? (Check all that apply) Diversity job fairs
Outreach to law student groups
Formal mentoring efforts
Firm diversity committee
Comments Linklaters is committed to the recruitment and promotion of a diverse group of lawyers. The Firm is a signatory to the Association of the Bar of the City of New York's "Statement of Diversity Principles". We are a member of The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), and an annual participant in the LCLD 1L Scholars Program. We also participate in the Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Career Program, which aims to prepare diverse college graduates for legal careers by providing them with challenging summer internships prior to law school.
Non-discrimination policy Linklaters is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training.

Diversity fellowships or scholarships

Does your organization or office sponsor/offer a Diversity Fellowship or Scholarship? Yes
If yes, is the program open to 1L
Please provide a brief description of the program Linklaters' 1L LCLD Scholars are members of our U.S. summer associate class and participate fully in our 10-week summer associate program. In addition, they are also afforded the benefits of LCLD's 1L Scholars Program, including networking opportunities and attending the 1L Scholars Summit hosted by LCLD.

Affinity group information

Does your organization or office have affinity groups? Yes
If yes, please describe your affinity groups below >LGBT Network
>Asian American Network
>Black Affinity Network
>The Family Network
>The Women's Network