The Asian Associates Network was established to further the Firm’s commitment to diversity by facilitating the professional development and advancement of Asian Associates Network members, and enhancing the inclusive environment at the Firm overall.

Among other things, the Asian Associates Network:
  • offers a candid forum for members to network with and mentor other Asian attorneys;
     
  • promotes and participates in the recruitment of Asian law students; and
     
  • organizes professional development, networking and educational activities.
Sullivan & Cromwell and our individual lawyers are also proud to support professional and student organizations dedicated to the Asian community, such as:
  • Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
     
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York
     
  • Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York
     
  • South Asian Bar Association of New York
     
  • APALSA, SALSA, AALSA and Asia Law Society groups at various schools
The Asian Associates Network chairs are: Pavan Surapaneni and Veronica Ip.

Accomplishments

In its most recent rankings, Multicultural Law Magazine named S&C to the following lists:
 
  • “Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity”
     
  • “Top 50 Law Firms for Partners”
     
  • “Top 50 Law Firms for Associates”
     
  • “Top 100 Law Firms for Women”
     
  • “Top 25 Law Firms for Asian Americans”
In its 2013 rankings, Vault listed S&C as among the 20 best law firms for overall diversity and LGBT diversity. S&C was placed on Vault’s “20 Best Law Firms for LGBT Diversity” list for the prior five years as well.

To see additional honors S&C has received for its diversity and inclusion efforts, see Diversity and Inclusion Recognitions.