Fox Rothschild Named Among Best Law Firms for Women by Working Mother Media and Flex-Time LawyersJuly 26, 2016 – Press Releases
Fox Rothschild LLP is honored to announce that Working Mother Media and Flex-Time Lawyers LLC designated the firm among the 2016 Best Law Firms for Women.
Fox was highlighted for its promotion of women, support for mothers re-entering the workforce and leadership opportunities for women, among other initiatives. This marked the fourth time the firm was noted on the prestigious list.
“It is a true testament to the hard work of the firm and the Women’s Initiative to be included among the best law firms for women,” said Lauren P. McKenna and Nancy Yaffe, co-chairs of Fox’s Women’s Initiative. “Fox is committed to the advancement and retention of women throughout the firm and continues to spearhead programs and initiatives to promote and showcase the firm’s female talent.”
Fox has long recognized the benefits of a diverse workforce. Women lawyers at Fox sit on the firm’s executive committee, serve as department chairs and practice group leaders and lead numerous firmwide committees.
The Women’s Initiative at Fox is dedicated to promoting women attorneys within the firm as well as advancing Fox’s women attorneys in the legal community. In keeping with its objectives, the Initiative offers assistance with marketing and networking, peer support and mentoring, as well as investing resources into the recruitment and career development of women attorneys.
Additionally, Fox supports the participation and contribution of its women attorneys to numerous organizations within their local communities, including those committed to women’s’ interests.
The sought-after 50 Best Law Firms for Women ranking began in 2007 to recognize firms that lead the industry in initiatives for women’s business development and career advancement, plus offer flexible work arrangements and generous paid parental leave, among other important benefits.
The firm is proud to be honored at the awards gala on September 21 at the Peninsula Chicago.