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About Duane Morris
Duane Morris LLP, a global law firm with more than 700 attorneys in offices across the United States and around the world, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today's legal and business challenges.
Evolving from a partnership of prominent lawyers in Philadelphia a century ago, Duane Morris now has offices in many major markets and continues to expand across the country and overseas. Throughout this expansion, Duane Morris remains committed to preserving the collegial culture that has attracted so many talented attorneys. The firm's leadership believes this culture is truly unique among large law firms, and that outstanding legal work is best accomplished by skilled professionals who respect each other and work well together.
Duane Morris lawyers hold leadership positions in professional associations, as well as in educational, cultural and charitable organizations and with community groups. Many of the firm's attorneys come to Duane Morris after having held senior positions in government agencies and large corporations.
At A Glance
AmLaw 100 Since 2001
> More than 700 lawyers in offices in the U.S., UK and Asia
> Firm has nearly tripled in past 14 years
> Over 25% of client business conducted through multiple offices and practices
Harvard Business School
Case study titled "Duane Morris: Balancing Growth and culture at a Law Firm" was included as part of the Harvard Business School curriculum and made available to business schools around the world for course study.
Diversity & Inclusion
> Duane Morris is considered a pioneer in law firm diversity efforts
> Winner of prestigious Minority Corporate Counsel Association Innovator Award (renamed after George B. Vashon, further honoring a Duane Morris tradition)
> Among the first to name a Chief Diversity Officer
> Annual firmwide Diversity & Inclusion Retreat and targeted business development efforts
"Green" Law Firm
> Active Renewable Energy and Sustainability Practice
> Several Duane Morris lawyers accredited by the U.S. Green Building Council as LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) professionals
> Member: American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)
> San Francisco office is LEED certified, and Las Vegas office is LEED Silver certified/part of a downtown revitalization effort
> One of the 50 Best Law Firms for Women by Working Mother based on firm's family-friendly policies, with perfect score in business development, networking, mentoring and sponsorship
> Lawyers Club of San Diego 2012 Equality Survey citations for high percentage of female partners and lawyers, as well as firmwide policies that are friendly for parents and families
> Pennsylvania Bar Association Honor Roll of Legal Organizations Welcoming Women Professionals for past three consecutive years
> Women's Initiative actively fosters and expands business contacts and opportunities to enhance professional development