The mission of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) is to advocate for the expanded hiring, promotion, and retention of minority attorneys in corporate legal departments and the law firms that they retain. Since its founding in 1997, MCCA has emerged as a knowledge leader on diversity issues, and its programs and initiatives cover a wide range of diversity management issues, with an emphasis on the professional challenges faced by race/ethnic minorities; women; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender lawyers; people with disabilities; and multi-generational workforces. MCCA furthers its mission by publishing research to recognize and promote diversity efforts and related best practices in the legal profession, and by honoring innovative diversity programs.

Pathways Research

The MCCA Corporate Demographic survey seeks to provide a unique perspective of diversity and inclusion in the profession by examining efforts within the legal departments of corporations in the U.S. and in other countries.

MCCA Reports

2016 Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey Report

The following findings are based on responses collected from 225 law firms who participated in the 2016 Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey. The survey was distributed in the spring of 2016 and includes demographic statistics reported as of December 31, 2015.

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MCCA Survey

MCCA presents its annual report on women and minority general counsel of Fortune® 500 and 1000 companies. The survey examines current trends and developments for the diverse legal leaders in the C-suite of America’s most successful companies.

MCCA White Papers

This white paper focuses on the impact of the Schuette decision on the developing landscape of affirmative action policies in higher education, including the decision’s relationship with the Court’s previous decision in Fisher. It also addresses the possible implications of the decision in the employer hiring and contract arena.

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The Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey and Database are helping to set new standards for measuring improvements in diversity, and we are pleased to offer this valuable resource to the legal community.

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