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Dykema Ranked A “Top 100 Law Firm For Diversity”

June 7, 2011

DETROIT - Dykema Gossett, PLLC is pleased to announce that it has been ranked a 2011 "Top 100 Law Firm for Diversity" by MultiCultural Law Magazine, a distinction Dykema has earned every year since the inception of the publication. The 2011 results also include two rankings in the publication’s specialized lists: "The Top 100 Law Firms for Women" and "The Top 100 Law Firms for Native-Americans."

The recognition complements Dykema’s commitment to diversity and its mission to develop, maintain and promote an inclusive environment reflective of all backgrounds. The firm believes that a diverse workforce contributes to the quality of its work product, and helps its attorneys and staff better understand each other, the firm’s clients and the communities within they work.

"We believe that as corporate citizens, it is our responsibility to lead and educate our peers in matters of diversity," said Rex E. Schlaybaugh, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Making a positive impact is a focal point of our diversity initiative. Our attorneys and staff regularly champion diversity through Dykema’s scholarship and mentoring programs—as well as their involvement in many professional organizations devoted to fostering diversity and inclusion in the legal community."

MultiCultural Law Magazine is dedicated to workplace diversity and the roles that minorities and women play in today’s business world. Through its readership of 40,000, the publication addresses such important issues as retention and advancement. It recognizes key players and celebrates their proactive achievements in diversity and inclusion. The publication’s listing of the "Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity" is compiled annually through an employee survey of law firms with 100 or more attorneys.