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Freshfields Awarded the 2023 MCCA Approved Platinum Seal

Freshfields is honored to have been awarded the 2023 Minority Corporate Counsel Association's (MCCA) Approved Platinum Seal. MCCA Approved is a framework for establishing sustainable diversity, equity and inclusion (“DEI”) strategy focused on actionable solutions for law firms and corporate legal departments. It is distinguishable from other diversity initiatives because it is focused on identifying systemic challenges in recruiting, retaining and promoting diverse attorneys, which are critical to sustainability and have a notable positive impact. The Platinum Seal is MCCA's highest accreditation level, showing that Freshfields meets the required standards which focus on three core area of leadership accountability, business processes and practices and diversity metrics. Examples include:

  • Talent management efforts to identify and support high-performing underrepresented attorneys to excel
  • Educational courses for leaders and colleagues to sustain DEI progress
  • A letter from the Firm Chair outlining their commitment to effective and sustainable DEI strategies that support the recruitment, retention and promotion of diverse employees and a commitment to make corporate America as diverse as the world we live in.

Freshfields is committed to ethical and responsible working practices, including becoming a more diverse and inclusive workplace and making a positive contribution to the communities in which we work. The firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Annual Review highlights our focus across the firm on action and continuous progress in diversity and inclusion and targets for gender, race and ethnicity, and LGBTQ+ representation, as outlined in our five-year global commitments from March 2021, driven by leadership, accountability and data.


About Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is a global 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

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