Ivette Delgado, Senior Public Relations Associate
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CHICAGO (September 13, 2011) — Seyfarth Shaw LLP is pleased to announce its selection by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), a division of Working Mother Media, and Flex-Time Lawyers as a Best Law Firm for Women. The firm placed in the top 10 overall out of 50 firms ranked and designated as being among the best.
Seyfarth Shaw will be featured among the 50 Best Law Firms for Women and their work/life and women-friendly policies in the fall 2011 issue of NAFE magazine. The firms will be profiled at www.nafe.com, www.workingmother.com and www.flextimelawyers.com. Winning firms will be honored in New York September 21. Nearly 90 firms participated in the survey, and 50 winning firms were selected based on their responses to an application measuring areas such as workforce profile, family-friendly benefits and policies, flexibility, leadership, compensation, advancement and retention of women.
“It’s great to have our efforts and success recognized in promoting talented women, welcoming women attorneys after leaving the workforce and having solid mentoring structures in place,” said Seyfarth Shaw Managing Partner J. Stephen Poor. “We pride ourselves in being a family-friendly environment, instilling a culture of flexibility and providing opportunities for our talented group of female attorneys to perform at their best.”
Seyfarth Shaw has over 750 attorneys located in 10 offices throughout the United States, including: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., as well as internationally in London. Seyfarth Shaw provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. The firm’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies, and our practice reflects virtually every industry and segment of the economy. For more information, please visit www.seyfarth.com.