Harris Beach is a law firm in the U.S. state of New York, founded in 1856. The firm has 200 lawyers and offices throughout New York, as well as in Newark, New Jersey, and New Haven, Connecticut. Ranked by the National Law Journal as one of the country’s top law firms, Harris Beach and its subsidiaries provide a full range of legal and professional services for clients across New York as well as nationally and internationally. The firms clients include Fortune 500 corporations, privately held companies, emerging businesses, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. Principal industries the firm represents include education, energy, financial, food and beverage, health care, insurance, manufacturing, medical and life sciences, real estate developers, and state and local governments and authorities. The 10-member Harris Beach Diversity Council is composed of attorneys and administrative personnel from various offices, departments, and a broad range of ethnic and academic backgrounds, experiences, cultures and lifestyles. The Diversity Council is dedicated to the retention and advancement of all individuals.