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Fasken Martineau looks to boost its diversity numbers through Mansfield Rule project

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 @ 9:30 AM | By Paula Kulig

Many large law firms are working to improve diversity within their ranks — by joining organizations that promote the issue, participating in networking events or encouraging the promotion of female and visible minority candidates. But one firm in Canada has taken its efforts to the next level by measuring its progress against a numerical standard.

Fasken Martineau, with 700 lawyers and offices in eight cities, including six in Canada, has signed on to a one-year pilot project called the Mansfield Rule that aims to ensure at...