Reflecting the firm’s ongoing commitment to diversity, Jackson Walker L.L.P. was tied for second among Texas firms in American Lawyer‘s 2012 Diversity Scorecard, an annual survey of the percentage of minority attorneys and partners at the nation’s largest firms.

“We are proud of the diversity we have achieved at the firm, and we are continually looking at ways to recruit, retain and advance our diverse workforce,” said Jackson Walker partner Bruce Ruzinsky, who chairs the firm’s Diversity Committee. “We intend to continue working toward achieving the top ranking in Texas.”

Released on May 31, 2012, the magazine’s report assigns a diversity score based on the firms’ percentage of minority attorneys and partners in the previous year. Jackson Walker moved up seven places to 83rd overall among 233 firms that responded to the survey and was tied for second among Texas firms listed. To read the full report, CLICK HERE.

Earlier in May, Jackson Walker was named among the “Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity” in MultiCultural Law magazine’s highly competitive ranking. The firm was also ranked seventh on the magazine’s “Top 25 Law Firms for Hispanic-Americans” list. To read more about the firm’s Diversity initiative, CLICK HERE.