Jones Day recognized by Leadership Council for Legal Diversity as a 2022 Top Performer and Compass Award winner

Jones Day has been named a Top Performer and Compass Award winner by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD). The awards recognize the law firms and corporations showing a strong commitment to building more diverse organizations and a more inclusive legal profession. LCLD is one of the nation's leading organizations promoting diversity and consists of more than 430 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who have dedicated themselves to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession.

"These awards are a wonderful recognition of the Firm's long-standing commitment to diversity and our belief that a broad, diverse group of lawyers is important to our Firm culture," said Yvette McGee Brown, Jones Day's Partner-in-Charge of Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement.

The Top Performer award recognizes those organizations in the top 20 percent for participation in LCLD programs and activities and the Compass Award recognizes those individuals and organizations that fulfill all of the following requirements in a single calendar year:

  • Member attendance at the LCLD Annual Membership Meeting and/or Member attendance at a Leadership Summit and/or submission of a Leader's Pledge
  • Participation in the LCLD Fellows and Pathfinder Programs
  • Participation in an LCLD Pipeline program—the 1L Scholars program or the Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,400 lawyers in 42 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.