International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP was named again by Seramount, now part of EAB, as one of the "Best Law Firms for Women" for its use of best practices in recruiting, retaining, promoting, and developing women lawyers. Dorsey was among the 50 firms that earned spots on the 2022 list. Dorsey has made the list in each of the 15 award years since its inception in 2007, and is a member of the “Best Law Firms for Women” Hall of Fame, awarded to those who have appeared on the list more than ten times.
“Our Best Law Firms for Women continue to improve in many critical areas,” said Subha V. Barry, president of Seramount. “Representation of women managing partners has increased significantly and we’ve seen progress for multicultural women lawyers at every level. Our firms recognize the importance of recruiting and retaining this important talent pool and have developed the family-friendly benefits to prove it. All of these combined are important steps toward parity.”
"It is extremely gratifying to have achieved the Best Law Firms for Women honor in each of the 15 years it has been awarded," said Bill Stoeri, Dorsey’s Managing Partner. "We strongly support the work Seramount is doing to place focus on women’s law firm experience and to measure the gains that firms are making.”
About the Methodology
Seramount’s 2022 Best Law Firms for Women application includes more than 300 questions about attorney demographics at different levels, flexibility, paid time off and parental leaves, and development and retention of women. Questions also include ability to work from home some of the time, family-friendly benefits, and mentoring and sponsorship participation.