June 24, 2016
Gibson Dunn was part of the winning team for Stanford Law School and Diversity Lab’s inaugural Women in Law Hackathon [Press Release], a team pitch competition comprised of partners from 54 different law firms, designed to tackle the recruitment, advancement, and retention of women in law firms. Law firms from around the country were partnered with diversity specialists and divided into nine teams, charged with working together for six months to see which team could present the most innovative idea. Los Angeles partner Perlette Jura represented Gibson Dunn, and our team won first place. The event was held at Stanford University on June 24, 2016 and the judges were comprised of distinguished professors and clients from around the country, including high-level attorneys from Wal-Mart and PepsiCo, among others.