Tampa, Fla. – July 18, 2014 – Carlton Fields Jorden Burt has been recognized as a top law firm in the nation for Diversity according the latest annual Vault survey of associates.
Reflective of the firm’s commitment to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt ranked third among U.S. firms as the Best Law Firm for “Overall Diversity” in Vault’s annual survey of nearly 17,000 law firm associates. Additionally, the firm ranked second in the category “Diversity-Disabilities” and in the Top Ten for the categories: “Diversity-Minorities,” “Diversity-LGBT,” “Diversity-Women,” “Diversity for Veterans,” and “Career Outlook.”
According to Vault, associates take pride in the Carlton Fields Jorden Burt’s commitment to creating an inclusive environment and shared that the firm “has done a good job of hiring and promoting women and LGBT individuals” as well as “recruit[ing] minorities by participating in certain job fairs and summer programs. Additionally, associates provided that “[c]ompared to other large firms, it feels more culturally rich and inclusive.”
Vault is an insider career network providing detailed information on careers with thousands of companies and dozens of industries. It has become the “go to” source for most candidates, including students at national law schools. The annual law guide is known as the definitive career guide for today’s generation of law students and lawyers.
About Carlton Fields Jorden Burt: Carlton Fields Jorden Burt has more than 370 attorneys and government consultants serving clients from offices in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New York, and Washington, D.C. The firm is known for its national litigation practice, including class action defense, trial practice, white-collar representation, and high-stakes appeals; its regulatory practice; and its handling of sophisticated business transactions and corporate counseling for domestic and international clients. For additional information, visit www.CFJBLaw.com. (Carlton Fields Jorden Burt practices law in California through Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, LLP.)