MetLife Names White & Case "Diversity Champion"

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Global financial services company MetLife has named global law firm White & Case one of its three "Diversity Champions" for 2018 for White & Case's outstanding commitment to diversity in its operations. White & Case was recognized during MetLife's Annual Diversity Roundtable in New York on April 18.

In announcing the award, MetLife noted the Firm's investment in diversity pipeline initiatives, including its 1L Diversity Fellowship and the Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Law Program, its commitment to talent management aligned with MetLife's culture of talent stewardship, and the MetLife client team led by women partners Kim Marie Boylan and Ank Santens.

Accepting the award on behalf of White & Case from MetLife Senior Vice President and Interim General Counsel Stephen Gaustner, White & Case partner Kim Marie Boylan (Washington, DC) said, "White & Case shares MetLife’s commitment to a creating a diverse workforce and culture of inclusion. Like MetLife, we are committed to creating a culture that optimizes engagement and encourages all of our people to strive to be authentic leaders, regardless of their roles."

White & Case consistently ranks among the very best firms for diversity and inclusion. In 2017 alone, the Firm earned its tenth consecutive perfect Corporate Equality Index scorecard from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, was ranked Best Law Firm for Minority Attorneys by Law360 and was ranked first in The American Lawyer's Diversity Scorecard for the fourth consecutive year.