In Law 360: Diversity in Law

GCs Will Pay More For Diverse Legal Teams, Study Finds

By Kali Hays

Law360, New York (May 12, 2016, 1:02 PM ET) -- Gender-diverse legal teams are preferred by clients and perform better, according to a global survey of corporate general counsel released Thursday, which also found corporate clients tend to spend 25 percent more money with diverse teams.

A legal diversity survey carried out by U.K.-based law research firm Acritas found that in-house legal teams considered by clients to be “very diverse” ultimately receive 25 percent more of their corporate clients' legal spending, compared to teams that are viewed as “not at all diverse,” or made up of...  

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