DLA Piper is recognised as US Law Firm Innovator by Financial Times
DLA Piper has announced that the firm has again been recognised by The Financial Times in its 2013 US Innovative Lawyers report. This marks the second consecutive appearance in the report.
The firm was commended in the ’Talent’ category for its efforts to expand the teaching of a transactional law course at several law schools, as well as the launch of Break Into Law, a global initiative aiming to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
DLA Piper was also commended in the ‘Lawyers to the Innovators’ category for its co-founding of the Corporate Venture and Innovation Initiative, which offers a range of advisory services for corporations that are seeking to develop and implement venturing and innovation strategies to drive growth.
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