National labor and employment law firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP is honored to announce it has achieved Mansfield Certification Plus status for Mansfield 6.0. This prestigious certification, presented by Diversity Lab, recognizes law firms that are dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in the legal profession. 

Constangy's attainment of this coveted status for Mansfield 6.0 underscores its tireless efforts to foster a more equitable and inclusive workplace.

Mansfield Certification Plus acknowledges firms that not only consider diverse lawyers for senior-level lateral hiring opportunities and leadership and governance roles but also have a diverse representation of individuals in leadership positions. Constangy's achievement reflects its dedication to ensuring that diversity remains at the core of its growth and development strategies.

"We are incredibly proud of this accomplishment,” said Neil Wasser, chair of Constangy’s executive committee. “Constangy has always strived to lead by example when it comes to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Our commitment to providing equal opportunities and fostering an inclusive environment has been fundamental to our firm's culture. Achieving Mansfield Certification Plus underscores our dedication to these principles and reinforces our commitment to diversity and inclusion moving forward."

The rigorous Mansfield 6.0 certification process evaluates firms based on their efforts to actively encourage diversity, equity, and inclusion in their leadership and throughout the organization. By achieving this certification, Constangy joins an elite group of law firms recognized for their exemplary commitment to diversity.

Constangy's commitment to diversity extends beyond just certification. The firm continues to support programs aimed at improving diversity and inclusion within the legal industry and the communities it serves. Constangy has been recognized as a top firm for diversity and inclusion, receiving numerous accolades from The American Lawyer Diversity Scorecard and Seramount (formerly Working Mother Magazine).

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Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete offers a wider lens on workplace law. We have counseled employers exclusively since 1946. With offices in 21 states, we are one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the U.S., with a growing Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice group to match. Constangy has been named as a top firm for women and minorities by organizations including SeramountLaw360, the National Law Journal and Many of our more than 200 attorneys have been recognized by leading authorities such as Chambers USA®, The Best Lawyers in America® and Martindale-Hubbell. Find out more about us online at

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