Minneapolis, MN (June 13, 2013) – Bowman and Brooke LLP, a nationally recognized trial law firm focused on defending high-stakes product liability and mass tort cases, announced that it has been ranked #9 among the 228 U.S. law firms recognized on The American Lawyer’s 2013 Diversity Scorecard. Bowman and Brooke’s #9 ranking this year was its second consecutive appearance in the top ten.
The Diversity Scorecard is The American Lawyer’s annual ranking of large U.S. law firms according to their percentage of minority attorneys and their percentage of minority partners. According to the overall scorecard results, 13.9 percent of lawyers at the nation’s largest firms in 2012 were minority lawyers. At Bowman and Brooke, 19.1 percent of the firm’s total attorneys are minorities, up from 18.3 percent for 2011.
Bowman and Brooke had the fifth-highest percentage (tied with one other firm) of minority partners in the survey, at 17.9 percent. The firm is also proud of the high level of diversity reflected in its leadership, as nine partners of the firm’s management committee are either minorities or women.
About Bowman and Brooke LLP
Bowman and Brooke LLP is a nationally recognized trial firm with one of the largest product liability practices in the country. The firm’s nearly 200 attorneys defend a variety of corporate clients, including many Global 500 companies, in widely publicized catastrophic injury and wrongful death matters, and in other product-related litigation throughout all 50 states. Bowman and Brooke’s lawyers regularly represent their clients and try cases in courthouses across the United States. The firm has offices in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Detroit, San Jose, Los Angeles, Richmond, Columbia, Dallas and Austin. For more information on the firm visit www.bowmanandbrooke.com.