The Austin Minority Bar Associations issued their 2013 Law Firm Diversity Report Card. Gardere earned an "A" grade for its exceptional minority recruitment, hiring and retention efforts.
The report card is issued by the Hispanic Bar Association of Austin, the Austin Black Lawyers Association, the Austin Asian American Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association of Austin and the Austin LGBT Bar Association.
The Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card evaluated and provided a grade for the 26 largest law firms in Austin based on the percentage of minority attorneys as well as the percentage of minority partners in each firm, recognizing those firms that have done particularly well in retaining and promoting minority attorneys to partnership level.
Access to the full report card can be found here.