Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers today announced that
Drinker Biddle & Reath is one of the 2014 Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers “50 Best Law Firms for Women.” The top 50 firms are lauded for their family friendly policies and career development initiatives that help women attorneys succeed and advance to firm leadership. This is the third time Drinker Biddle has been recognized.
“We have worked hard to create mentoring and professional development programs, policies and a culture that supports the recruitment, retention and promotion of female attorneys” said Jennifer Breuer, partner and co-chair of Drinker Biddle’s Women’s Leadership Committee. “We are delighted to be acknowledged once again for our commitment to creating an environment in which all of our lawyers can thrive.”
“We believe that our best work and client service results from input from multiple perspectives. This is why we are dedicated to making our profession and our firm as inclusive as possible,” said Drinker Biddle Chairman Alfred W. Putnam, Jr. “We are extremely gratified that our efforts have again been recognized.”
Drinker Biddle will be featured in the August/September issue of the magazine, and on workingmother.com and flextimelawyers.com. Click this link for 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, the percentage of each firm’s lawyers who work reduced hours and other key highlights.
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 initiative gives law firms important benchmarking data on parental leave, flexible work arrangements, programs and policies and female representation to enable all firms to improve the status of women.
To learn about Drinker Biddle's Women's Leadership Committee, click here.