Bilzin Sumberg Gender Inclusivity Recognized by Diversity & Flexibility Alliance

Press Release
November 7, 2022
Miami, FL - Bilzin Sumberg is proud to announce it has been awarded the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance’s Tipping the Scales award in recognition of its accomplishments in achieving gender equity among the firm’s partners. 

The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance is an organization that partners with law firms, associations, and corporations to foster inclusive corporate cultures. Bilzin Sumberg was named as one of its awardees because over half of the firm’s 2022 attorneys promoted to partner are women, making it one of only 57 major law firms out of over 200 that achieved this milestone. 

“We are gratified for this recognition by the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance,” says Jessica Buchsbaum, Chief Legal Talent Officer at Bilzin Sumberg, “This honor affirms to us that Bilzin Sumberg’s focus on diversity and inclusion has resulted in achieving measurable results from our recruitment and retention efforts. We will continue to push the envelope on all fronts when it comes to integrating inclusivity in future initiatives.” 

The Tipping the Scales award forms part of the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance’s 2022 New Partner Report, a yearly compilation and examination of publicly released data from its members, including the nation’s largest and top-grossing law firms. Generated since 2012, the report examines the gender breakdown of attorneys promoted to partnership in the U.S. offices of researched firms.

About Bilzin Sumberg
Bilzin Sumberg counsels clients whose business and legal opportunities and challenges span the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia. The firm's growth has paralleled that of its Miami home base, a region known for its rich cultural, social, and professional diversity. Bilzin Sumberg stands at the center of virtually every major transaction shaping Florida and is at the forefront of the state’s most pressing economic issues – from infrastructure, transit and mobility, to affordability and the diversification of the state’s economy. Bilzin Sumberg lawyers concentrate on services at the heart of both regional and international commerce, including real estate, land development and government relations, environmental, construction, corporate and securities, finance, joint ventures, domestic and international tax and private wealth planning, antitrust, business litigation, and public-private partnerships. For more information, please visit bilzin.com.
 
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