Women and minorities are making scant progress in joining the partnership ranks of law firms.
People of color accounted for 10.2% of all partners at major firms last year, up from 9.6% in 2019, and women comprised 25.1%, up from 24.17% the previous year, a legal association report showed.
Blacks comprised more than 2% of partnership ranks last year for the first time in more than a decade, according to the National Association for Law Placement report. The percentage of Black associates topped 5%.
“Despite these increases, less than 4% of all partners are women of color — a ...