International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today the Firm has
earned a place on the prestigious 2014 Working Mother & Flex-Time
Lawyers Best Law Firms for Women list. This is the seventh time Dorsey
has been recognized as one of the "Best Law Firms for Women".
Carol Evans, president of Working Mother Media, says, "An amazing
abundance of female talent has poured into the field of law. It is
critical that this talent is allowed to succeed, and that the culture of
the law industry adjusts to the work life needs of women. The Best Law
Firms for Women are leading the way for all law firms to follow. "
The survey found that 20% of lawyers at the winning firms use full-time
flex-time work arrangements and the percentage of lawyers who work
reduced hours grew. The representation of women at the equity partner,
non-equity partner and counsel levels has also continued to increase
"We are pleased to be recognized once aain as a Best Law Firm for
Women," said Ken Cutler, Dorsey's Managing Partner. "Being a
women-friendly workplace, we are committed to having the policies and
infrastructure in place to enable our attorneys to manage their
professional and personal lives in the way that works best for them. We
believe this benefits our lawyers as individuals, the Firm as a whole,
and, most importantly, the clients we all serve."
To view the full list of the 2014 Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers
50 Best Law Firms for Women, which includes the percentage of female
partners and the percentage of each firm's lawyers who work reduced
hours, among other key highlights, please visit: www.workingmother.com/law14.
Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers founded the 50 Best Law Firms for
Women initiative in 2007 to celebrate the law firms that are most
successful in retaining and promoting women lawyers. The goal is also to
give law firms the benchmarking tools to enable them to improve the
status of women in their firms in the future.
About Dorsey & Whitney LLPClients have relied on Dorsey
since 1912 as a valued business partner. With locations across the
United States and in Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey
provides an integrated, proactive approach to its clients' legal and
business needs. Dorsey represents a number of the world's most
successful companies from a wide range of industries, including leaders
in the financial services, life sciences, technology, agribusiness and
energy sectors, as well as major non-profit and government entities.
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