Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media) revealed the Best Law Firms for Women today, recognizing firms that utilize best practices in recruiting, retaining, promoting and developing women lawyers. Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete was among the 50 firms that earned spots on this year’s list.
The full list, available here, highlights law firms that averaged 25 percent women among equity partners, compared with 23 percent last year, and women represented 40 percent of all lawyers overall (up from 39 percent in 2020). Of all female equity partners, 16 percent were multicultural, and multicultural women represented 27 percent of overall women lawyers (up from 26 percent).
Constangy has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, with participation of women at well above national averages
• 35 percent of Constangy’s equity partners and 48 percent of all attorneys are women.
• More than a third of our women attorneys are multicultural
• Women make up 62 percent of our executive committee, 35 percent of our office heads and 41 percent of practice group leadership.
Seramount’s 2021 Best Law Firms for Women measures firm based on attorney demographics at different levels, schedule flexibility, paid time off and parental leaves, and development and retention of women. This year, in light of COVID-19, the annual survey also looked at the success of working from home for lawyers.
About Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP:
Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete offers a wider lens on workplace law. We have counseled employers exclusively since 1946. With offices in 17 states, we are one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the U.S. Constangy has been named as a top firm for women and minorities by organizations including Law360, the National Law Journal and Vault.com. Many of our more than 170 attorneys have been recognized by leading authorities such as Chambers & Partners®, Best Lawyers in America® and Martindale Hubbell. Find out more about us online at www.constangy.com or follow us on Twitter @ConstangyLaw.