List of top 50 best law firms for women is published

August 7, 2014 A ranking of the fifty best law firms for women has been published by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers. The list ranks firms according to family friendly policies and other initiatives that help female lawyers advance.

According to the report, at the best law firms:
• Twenty percent of their lawyers use full-time, flextime arrangements, up from 15 percent last year.
• Forty percent have two or more women among their top 10 rainmakers, up from 32 percent last year.
• Nineteen percent of equity partners are women, compared to the national average of 17 percent.
• The percentage of seats on committees filled by women is 24 percent on the executive committee; 25 percent on the compensation committee; and 26 percent on the equity partner promotion committee. All three numbers are two percentage points higher than last year.

The firms that made the list are:
Baker & McKenzie
Chapman and Cutler
Cooley
Crowell & Moring
Davis Wright Tremaine
Debevoise & Plimpton
DLA Piper
Dorsey & Whitney
Drinker Biddle & Reath
Duane Morris
Faegre Baker Daniels
Farella Braun + Martel
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner
Foley & Lardner
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Fredrikson & Byron
Gibbons
Godfrey & Kahn
Goodwin Procter
Hanson Bridgett
Hogan Lovells US
Holland & Hart
Hunton & Williams
Ice Miller
Jenner & Block
Katten Muchin Rosenman
Kirkland & Ellis
Latham & Watkins
Lindquist & Vennum
Littler
Lowenstein Sandler
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
McDermott Will & Emery
McGuireWoods
Morrison & Foerster
Munger, Tolles & Olson
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg
Norton Rose Fulbright
O’Melveny & Myers
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Perkins Coie
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Quarles & Brady
Reed Smith
Schiff Hardin
Seyfarth Shaw
Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Sidley Austin
Thompson & Knight
WilmerHale

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