60 Best Law Firms for Women 2018 Announced!

Posted: Sep 28  |  By: Parker + Lynch

This summer, the 2018 Working Mother 60 Best Law Firms for Women list was released. For the past eleven years, the list has recognized those law firms leading the industry in helping to advance and support the careers of women lawyers. Law firms around the country are selected after completing an application that includes more than 300 questions about workforce representation, time-off and leave, childcare, flexibility, percent of women in leadership, compensation and advancement of women, and development and retention of women. Among the firms listed, women account for 20 percent of all equity partners. Factors considered included advancing women in business and career advancement, while offering flexible work arrangements, generous paid parental leave, among other important benefits.

On October 26, those law firms that received the honor will be recognized in Chicago at the Working Mother Gala Awards Luncheon. The event will host approximately 200 attorneys and legal professionals from around the country. Additionally, general counsel from the Working Mother Best Companies list will also be in attendance.

This event recognizes those firms that create and use best practices in retaining and promoting women lawyers. Congratulations to all the law firms that have earned a place on the 2018 Working Mother Best Law Firms for Women list!

2018 Working Mother Best Law Firms for Women

  1. Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer
  2. Baker & Hostetler
  3. Baker McKenzie
  4. Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
  5. Barnes & Thornburg
  6. Chapman and Cutler
  7. Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete
  8. Cooley
  9. Crowell & Moring
  10. Culhane Meadows
  11. Davis Wright Tremaine
  12. Debevoise & Plimpton
  13. Dechert
  14. Dentons US
  15. DLA Piper
  16. Dorsey & Whitney
  17. Drinker Biddle & Reath
  18. Duane Morris
  19. Faegre Baker Daniels
  20. Fenwick & West
  21. Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner
  22. Fish & Richardson
  23. Foley & Lardner
  24. Fox Rothschild
  25. Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
  26. Fredrikson & Byron
  27. Goodwin Procter
  28. Gray Plant Mooty
  29. Hanson Bridgett
  30. Hogan Lovells
  31. Holland & Hart
  32. Hunton Andrews Kurth
  33. Husch Blackwell
  34. Jackson Lewis
  35. Katten Muchin Rosenman
  36. Kirkland & Ellis
  37. Latham & Watkins
  38. Littler
  39. Lowenstein Sandler
  40. Marshall, Gerstein & Borun
  41. McDermott Will & Emery
  42. Mintz Levin
  43. Morrison & Foerster
  44. Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
  45. O’Melveny & Myers
  46. Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
  47. Perkins Coie
  48. Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
  49. Quarles & Brady
  50. Reed Smith
  51. Schiff Hardin
  52. Seyfarth Shaw
  53. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton
  54. Shook, Hardy & Bacon
  55. Sidley Austin
  56. Steptoe & Johnson
  57. Vinson & Elkins
  58. Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
  59. Wiley Rein
  60. WilmerHale


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