NALP Directory of Legal Employers

Directory Year: 2023

New York City Law Department - New York, New York

Diversity & Inclusion

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Recruitment methods

Which of the following methods do you use to increase the presence and retention of under-represented groups? (Check all that apply) Minority job fairs
Outreach to law student groups
Recruit at schools with large minority population
Bar-sponsored programs
Firm diversity committee

The Law Department is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Law Department has an active diversity committee that hosts numerous events throughout the year, including welcoming receptions for the summer and entry classes. The Law Department has a special mentoring program for diverse attorneys and regularly attends minority job fairs.

Non-discrimination policy

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.