Female Friendly Law Firm Award

Herring Law Group
2019

Family Friendly Law Firm Award

Mullen & Henzell
2019

FEMALE FRIENDLY AND FAMILY FRIENDLY LAW FIRM AWARDS

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

SBWL is dedicated to recognizing law firms (including all organizations, agencies or other practices) that are committed to promoting gender equality and work-life balance.  SBWL is proud to present two new awards to recognize law firms that are progressing on these important aspects of our profession.  If you are interested in nominating a law firm, please provide a brief explanation about how the law firm implements the following criteria, including any relevant excerpts of employee or operating manuals as to your law firm’s policies.  **All responses will be kept confidential.

Criteria for Female Friendly Law Firm Award

  1. Gender equity among the firm’s hiring levels
  2. Representation of women in a firm’s leadership and promotions
  3. Extent to which a firm is committed to equitable training and mentorship

Criteria for Family Friendly Law Firm Award

  1. The structure and expectations surrounding billable hours and compensation at a firm
  2. The availability and use of parental and family accommodations
  3. The availability and use of part-time, flexible full-time and remote work schedules

Nominations due: Tbd