By its hiring, retention and promotion policies, McManis Faulkner is dedicated to breaking barriers for women and minorities in the legal profession, the firm’s policy since its founding in 1971. McManis Faulkner is proud that its staff and attorneys represent ethnicities, cultures and religions from throughout the world, reflecting the diverse Silicon Valley community. The firm believes one can only lead by example. McManis Faulkner’s demographics speak for themselves:
- 50% of the partners are women
- More than 50% of the attorneys are women
- More than 50% of the attorneys are ethnic/religious minorities
- 50% of the entire firm, including staff, are ethnic/religious minorities
These efforts were recognized by the Diversity Committee of the Santa Clara County Bar Association (SCCBA), which presented McManis Faulkner with its Unsung Hero Award. In conjunction with the Asian Pacific Bar, Black Lawyers and La Raza Lawyers Associations, the SCCBA recognized McManis Faulkner for its long-standing commitment to advancing, effecting or promoting diversity in the legal profession, and promoting equal access to the administration of justice for individuals, particularly minorities.