In 2021, 40 firms achieved the US Gold Standard, and 11 firms achieved the UK Gold Standard
At the submission deadline of December 17, 2021, nine additional US firms met the Gold Standard and one additional firm met the UK Gold Standard criteria. The US firms are Arent Fox, Davis Wright & Tremaine, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Jenner & Block, Latham & Watkins, Norton Rose Fulbright, Stinson, Steptoe & Johnson, and Thompson Coburn. Latham & Watkins also achieved the UK Gold Standard. The criteria cover the number of women among equity partners, in firm leadership positions, and in the ranks of their most highly compensated partners.
Davis Wright Tremaine and Stinson are 11-time Gold Standard firms. Jenner & Block, Latham & Watkins, and Thompson Coburn are eight-time Gold Standard firms. Latham & Watkins is a three-time UK Gold Standard firm.
Twenty-nine US firms and ten UK firms achieved the Gold Standard by the first deadline in July.