Elizabeth "Betiayn" Tursi global chair and co-founder of WILEF
Another firm based in Chicago, Schiff Hardin, was the only Chicago-based firm -- of the eight nationally -- to have a perfect score, meeting all six criteria set forth by WILEF.
Faycurry, head of Schiff Hardin's Gender Diversity Subcommittee and Women's Networking Group stated: "This classification from WILEF is just one more indication that we are moving in the right direction.
Congratulations to WILEF
for their continuing efforts to promote genuinely inclusive firm leadership cultures, said Tim Taylor, chair of the firms Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
found from the data of these certified firms that the percentage of women equity partners can be expected to increase in the near future.
This prestigious honor from WILEF
, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary as the premier organization promoting women in large law firms, signifies Morgan Lewiss success in elevating women into its leadership ranks.
s Gold Standard Certification is the only initiative directed toward certifying, and broadly celebrating and publicizing, eligible law firms that have integrated women into the highest leadership positions in the firm.