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Freshfields named finalist for MCCA Sager Award

Freshfields is proud to announce that the firm has been named a finalist for the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2021 Thomas L. Sager Award. The Sager Award finalist and winner distinctions are presented to large law firms (500+ attorneys) that champion a more diverse and inclusive workplace, and that have demonstrated a sustained commitment to improving the hiring, retention and promotion of diverse attorneys. Read the MCCA’s press release here.

This year’s Sager finalists were selected using another industry benchmark: MCCA’s Diversity Scorecard, which is based on law firm diversity data across hundreds of law firms and across several years. The Scorecard uses an objective, data-driven methodology to rank and score law firms based on assessments of their demographic, recruitment, attrition, and promotion policies for women and diverse groups, particularly those from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Freshfields’ approach to responsible business focuses on our commitment to ethical and responsible working practices, including our environmental impact and becoming a more diverse and inclusive workplace; making a positive contribution to the communities in which we work; and supporting our clients in the transition to a sustainable future through our client sustainability work

Our new five-year global commitments to diversity and inclusion and targets for gender, race and ethnicity, and LGBTQ+ representation reflect our focus across the firm on action and continuous progress in this area, driven by leadership, accountability and data.


About Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is a global elite law firm with a long-standing track record of successfully supporting the world's leading national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments on groundbreaking and business-critical mandates. Our 2,800-plus lawyers deliver results worldwide through our own offices and alongside leading local firms. Our commitment, local and multinational expertise, and business know-how means our clients rely on us when it matters most.

Freshfields is ranked by Chambers Global in Band 1 across the six areas of antitrust, corporate/M&A, litigation, international arbitration, tax, and public international law. For more information visit

This material is for general information only and is not intended to provide legal advice.