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June 21, 2024

Nelson Mullins Awarded 2024 U.S. Anti-Racism Program of the Year Award by Legal Media Group

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP has been awarded the United States Anti-Racism Program of the Year 2024 Award by Legal Media Group at its 2024 Legal Benchmarking Group Social Impact Awards – Americas.

This prestigious award highlights the firm’s leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through various programs and initiatives over the past several years. Over the past two years, Legal Media Group (LMG) has researched DEI initiatives at thousands of firms globally. The award is given to a firm that is an industry leader in areas including Pro Bono, Antidiscrimination, Career Development, Recruitment, Disability initiatives, Racial/Ethnicity programs, Sexual Orientation, and Social Mobility.

LMG particularly highlighted the firm’s M&A Diversity Externship program and the Dick Riley Scholarship Program that is available to all 2L law students who work as Summer Associates at the firm.

The award also recognized Nelson Mullins’ Pro Bono program, which most recently received the Beacon of Justice Award from the National Legal Aid & Defenders Association for its civil and human rights work. The firm’s award-winning program strives for liberty and justice for all in legal need, serving the less fortunate and supporting nonprofits within and beyond the community. Pro Bono work is a tradition deeply rooted in Nelson Mullins’ culture with lawyers having provided over 900,000 hours of service since 1990. Learn more about the firm’s Pro Bono program by going to

Nelson Mullins is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture. The firm promotes a culture which recognizes that diverse teams are more innovative, make better decisions, and achieve better results for clients and communities. Nelson Mullins also embraces a diversity of beliefs among its professionals, whether political, economic, social, or philosophical. More information about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion can be found at

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins is a full-service Am Law 100 firm of more than 1,000 attorneys, policy advisors, and professionals with offices across the United States. For more information, go to