Event 27 May. 2021
Curtis Partners Speak at the Fifth ICC Africa Conference on International Arbitration
Event 19 May. 2021
Partners Timi Balogun and Marc Hammerson to speak on Nigeria's update to its oil and gas legislation at webinar hosted by AIPN
Event 23 Apr. 2021
Partner Borzu Sabahi to speak on Damages, Enforcement and Annulment of Arbitral Awards at Executive Training Program hosted by the Government of India and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Event 31 Mar. 2021
Claudia Frutos-Peterson Speaks at Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration’s India ADR Week
News 13 May. 2021
Curtis New York Partner Leads Brussels Expansion
News 22 Apr. 2021
Curtis Practices and Attorneys Gain Recognition in the Legal 500 EMEA 2021
Event 16 Jun. 2021
Partners Luciana Ricart and Fernando Tupa Speak at Workshop on Hearings in International Arbitration in The Arbanza School of Arbitration Course
Event 13 May. 2021
Curtis Partners Speak about How Chapter 11 Impacts Mexican Companies
Event 02 Jun. 2021
Co-Head of the Tax Department, Marco Blanco and Tax Partner, Olga Beloded teach a three day course on International Taxation as part of The Executive LLM Program conducted by The DIFC and University of Paris II – Assas in Dubai.
News 05 Feb. 2021
London partners Charles Buderi and Luciana Ricart part of team securing absolute victory for the UAE at the International Court of Justice
Event 27 Apr. 2021
Partner Gabriela Alvarez Avila speaks on Recent Developments in International Commercial & Investment Arbitration in North America
News 31 Mar. 2021
Partner Simon Batifort Elected to the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law
Client Alert 06 Apr. 2021
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At Curtis, we believe a diverse workplace makes for a more stimulating environment. We put the emphasis squarely on hiring the best and the brightest from different backgrounds. Over the years, our commitment to diversity and inclusion has given us an edge in servicing clients worldwide and complemented the expansion of our global practice.
Over 30 languages are spoken by Curtis professionals. The firm’s exceptionally international business model means that we literally speak our clients’ language, whether Kazakh, Spanish, Chinese or Arabic. As you would expect, given its international outlook, Curtis encourages the transfer and movement of attorneys between its 18 offices.
Every day, Curtis attorneys work with clients and colleagues from multiple jurisdictions around the world. The benefit goes both ways: individuals benefit from a network of colleagues that goes far beyond their office walls; and the firm develops lawyers with a more rounded, international outlook than at many other law firms.
Our ethos of inclusion has also fostered gender diversity, through associate levels to junior partnership and management ranks. Women are on senior management committees and serve in management partner roles. Curtis’ Women’s Initiative is a monthly development and networking program led by senior female partners for all attorneys in the firm in order to champion gender diversity initiatives and groom next-generation leadership. As a signatory to Equal Representation in Arbitration, Curtis had pledged its commitment to improving the profile and representation of women in international arbitration and promoting the appointment of women arbitrators on an equal opportunity basis.
The American Lawyer Diversity Scorecard 2020
The firm’s overall policy of diversity and inclusion is evident from its internal and external outreach and training efforts. Under the guidance of partners Nancy Delaney and Elisa Botero, the firm has recently developed a CLE training module in compliance with the New York State CLE Board’s newly required category of credit in Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias. This training session titled “Implicit Bias in the Legal Profession” has been very well received by in-house counsels of several corporates.
EXPLORE CAREERS AT CURTIS
In 1897, Mexican national Severo Mallet-Prevost joined the firm’s partnership and he continues to be a named partner at Curtis. Even today we are recognized by the latest American Lawyer Diversity Scorecard as one of the top firms for the highest percentage of Hispanic attorneys.
VIEW OUR WORK IN LATIN AMERICA
In 1938 were one of the first major law firms to offer a partnership position to a woman attorney, Edna Hopkins.
READ EDNA'S STORY
For more information on the firm’s history, please refer to the history section.
MORE ABOUT THE FIRM'S HISTORY
As part of our diversity and inclusion policy, we stay firmly committed to extending equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.
Curtis is committed to Equal Representation in Arbitration