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June 2020

Gordon & Rees Continues to Climb National Law Journal’s NLJ 500 and Women in Law Scorecard Rankings Breaking into Top 25

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani has been ranked No. 25 on the National Law Journal’s Women in Law Scorecard which is an eleven spot increase from 2019.  The Scorecard, produced as part of the NLJ 500 annual firm headcount report, ranks the largest law firms in the country by their representation of female attorneys within their firm.

In addition, the firm was recently named a Top 100 Law Firm for Women by WomenInc. Magazine. WomenInc. recognizes female representation and leadership within law firms.

The firm was also recognized by Law360 as one of the Top 25 law firms for female partner promotionsIn May 2020, Gordon & Rees elevated a class of 12 to partner of which 92 percent of the class were female. 

"Gordon & Rees is committed to gender equality and supporting our women attorneys across the nation," said Debra Ellwood Meppen, Partner and Chair of the firm’s Women's Initiative. "Diversity and inclusion are key components of our culture and we continue to work towards increasing our percentage of female attorneys to partnership, equity partnership, and leadership positions throughout the firm.”

The firm’s Women’s Initiative, which provides leadership and opportunity for women in the legal profession, has remained robust through the pandemic holding regular virtual meetings, webinars, and other workshops.

Gordon & Rees has been ranked among the top 50 firms on the Women in Law Scorecard for the past five years, climbing 21 positions since 2016.

The firm was also recognized as the 57th largest law firm by global headcount on the 2020 NLJ 500 list. This is a three spot jump from No. 60 in 2019. 

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Debra Ellwood Meppen