At Chadbourne & Parke, we take great pride in the Firm’s commitment to building and nurturing a workplace of diverse individuals with varied backgrounds and interests. The following principles are the foundation of this commitment:

  • pursuit of equity, inclusion and pluralism in our policies, practices and business relationships
  • recruitment of the best from a diverse candidate pool
  • sustenance of a fair, inclusive, non-judgmental and respectful working environment

Chadbourne was ranked 29th in The American Lawyer's 2012 Diversity Scorecard and 11th by MultiCultural Law Magazine in its 2012 "Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity" listing, up from 12th last year. The Firm also ranked 19th in the magazine's "Top 50 Law Firms for Partners" listing and 8th in its "Top 50 Law Firms for Associates" listing.

Chadbourne is a charter signatory to the Association of the Bar of the City of New York’s 2003 Statement of Diversity Principles; the Association’s revised goals and mission statement of 1998, the Statement of Goals of New York Law Firms and Legal Departments for the Retention and Promotion of Women; and the Committee on Recruitment and Retention of Lawyers’ 1991 Statement of Goals of New York Law Firms and Corporate Legal Departments for Increasing Minority Hiring, Retention and Promotion; Association of the Bar of the City of New York’s Committee to Enhance Diversity in the Legal Profession. 


"Diversity is one of the important values that are critical to our success as a firm. We are not only committed to it as the socially responsible thing to do, but even more so because it strengthens our ability to understand our clients' needs and to provide the most comprehensive solutions to address them."
Andrew A. Giaccia
Managing Partner