Quarles & Brady Recognized as a 2016 Best Law Firm for Women09/22/16
CHICAGO, Ill. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP was honored today by Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers during the 2016 Best Law Firms for Women award luncheon at The Peninsula Chicago. This marked the fourth consecutive year the firm was honored.
The award luncheon included networking among peers and general counsel from the Working Mother Best Companies, as well as the annual Career Accelerator Summit for Women, which helps women at all levels enhance leadership, sponsorship and business development skillsets.
Quarles & Brady continues to exceed national averages of women and diverse partners and associates at other peer firms. Women and minority attorneys hold leadership positions in four of the firm's 10 offices, including its largest in Milwaukee. Kimberly Leach Johnson became the first female chair at Quarles & Brady in 2013, a position held by a small percentage of women at AmLaw 100 and 200 firms.
About Working Mother Media
Working Mother Media (WMM), a division of Bonnier Corporation (bonnier.com), publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website, workingmother.com. The Working Mother Research Institute, the National Association for Female Executives, and Diversity Best Practices are also units within WMM. WMM's mission is to serve as a champion of culture change. Working Mother magazine reaches more than 2 million readers and is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers.
About Flex-Time Lawyers
Flex-Time Lawyers LLC is an international consulting firm founded by Deborah Epstein Henry in the late 1990s, providing advisory, training, and speaking services to employers and professionals on work life balance, retaining and promoting women, and the future of the legal profession. It provides consulting and speaking services to law firms, corporations, professional service firms, non-profits, bar associations, and law schools, and at conferences and retreats. Flex-Time Lawyers hosts a membership organization, offering quarterly in-person and webcast events on timely issues with prominent speakers. Membership also provides resources, networking opportunities, and education about legal industry norms.