|[November 14, 2012]
Debevoise Named One of 50 Best Law Firms for Women
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Working Mother Media and Flex-Time Lawyers have named Debevoise &
Plimpton one of the 50 Best Law Firms for Women. The initiative
recognizes the achievements of law firms that successfully attract,
retain and promote outstanding women of talent. Debevoise is one of only
six New York firms listed, and is the only New York firm to have made
the 50 Best Law Firms for Women list in each of the five years that it
has been compiled.
Debevoise partner My Chi To, Co-chair of the Women's Resource Group,
said, "We are proud to again be included among the Best Law Firms for
Women. Debevoise has a long history of developing women lawyers as
leaders within the firm, within the profession, nd in the community.
Our thanks to Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers for this
Working Mother Media president Carol Evans noted, "These firms deserve
recognition for working to improve women's advancement and to equalize
their compensation and access to business development."
The 50 winning firms were selected based on their responses to an
application, jointly developed by Working Mother Media and Flex-Time
Lawyers, measuring areas such as workforce profile, family-friendly
benefits and policies, flexibility, leadership, compensation,
advancement and retention of women. Flex-Time Lawyers is a national
consulting firm advising the legal profession. Working Mother Media, a
division of Bonnier Corporation, publishes Working Mother, the
only national magazine for career-committed mothers.
A full list of the 50 Best Law Firms for Women and their work/life and
women-friendly policies are featured now at workingmother.com and will
be published in the December/January issue of Working Mother.
Debevoise & Plimpton is a leading international law firm, representing a
wide range of clients around the world. Founded in 1931, the firm has
offices in New York, Washington, D.C., London, Paris, Frankfurt, Moscow,
Hong Kong and Shanghai.
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