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JULY 16, 2019 – In recognition of the firm's high numbers of women in leadership positions, family-friendly policies, and success in retaining and promoting women lawyers, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has been named one of the country's Best Law Firms for Women by Working Mother magazine in collaboration with ABA Journal. This is the firm's sixth consecutive year on the list.
The success of Davis Wright Tremaine's women lawyers is notable, even by the standards of the Best Law Firms for Women list. The magazine reported that women make up, on average, 23% of equity partners at the 60 firms on the list. At Davis Wright Tremaine, women make up 27% of equity partners.
On average, women make up 30% of the top management committees. At Davis Wright Tremaine, the top management committee is 42% women. Women also chair and/or co-chair many of the firm’s top practice areas.
Law360 recently ranked the firm #2 nationwide, among firms of comparable size, in its own list of the Best Law Firms for Women and Minority Attorneys.
Working Mother highlighted the fact that in 2018, Davis Wright Tremaine's Peer Mentoring Circles program "was revamped, and now supports more than 100 women attorneys of all practice areas and career levels to broaden their network and support professional and personal development."
The firm's commitment to advancing women extends beyond the walls of the firm and includes Project W, a multifaceted initiative to help professional women further their careers, achieve parity in the workplace, and improve their lives.
About Davis Wright Tremaine
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is a national law firm with more than 550 lawyers representing clients based throughout the United States and around the world. For more information, visit www.dwt.com or diversity.dwt.com.