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Seyfarth Named as a “Best Law Firm for Women” by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers


CHICAGO (August 5, 2014) — Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced that for the fourth consecutive year, the firm was named among Working Mother & Flex-Time Lawyers annual list of “Best Law Firms for Women.”

Scoring was based on the previous year’s benchmark results, as well as responses to more than 300 questions regarding workforce representation; time off and leaves; child care; flexibility; leadership, compensation and advancement of women; and development and retention of women. Winning firms were also able to demonstrate support for flexible work arrangements and offer general paid paternal leave.

In this year’s report on the top 50 law firms, which appears in the August/September 2014 issue of Working Mother magazine, Seyfarth is recognized for the following:

To help its attorneys meet their personal responsibilities, this firm endorses alternative schedules, unlimited vacation days and a nonpartnership track… and an upcoming program for new hires will address finding balance.

Founded in 2007 by Working Mother Media, publisher of Working Mother magazine, and consulting firm Flex-Time Lawyers, the Best Law Firms for Women initiative recognizes the 50 law firms that are most successful in hiring, retaining and promoting women lawyers. To read the complete 2014 executive summary, visit here.

About Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Shaw has more than 800 attorneys and provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. With offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco, Shanghai, Sydney and Washington, D.C., Seyfarth’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and reflect virtually every industry and segment of the economy. A recognized leader in delivering value and innovation for legal services, Seyfarth’s acclaimed SeyfarthLean client service model has earned numerous accolades from a variety of highly respected third parties, including industry associations, consulting firms and media. For more information, please visit  

Brian Kiefer
, Director of Public Relations

Martin Grego, Public Relations Manager