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The Gold Standard: Kilpatrick Townsend Once Again Named a Top Law Firm for Women
Firm Receives Gold Standard Certification from Women in Law Empowerment Forum
ATLANTA (June 22) - Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that it qualified for The Women in Law Empowerment Forum’s (WILEF) Gold Standard Certification. This prestigious designation is given to firms that have integrated women equity partners into top leadership positions. This is the fourth time in five years that Kilpatrick Townsend has achieved this recognition, having first earned certification in 2011. Only 44 firms received this high honor.
WILEF Certification emphasizes the leadership roles achieved by equity women partners, rather than the policies or practices of the firm or the overall number or percentage of women in the partnership. Law firms with 300 or more practicing lawyers in the United States are eligible for the 2015 WILEF Gold Standard Certification if they successfully demonstrate that women represent a meaningful percentage of their equity partners, of their highest leadership positions, of their governance and compensation committees, and of their most highly compensated partners.
To be certified, firms had to meet at least four of the six criteria:
Kilpatrick Townsend's commitment to diversity and inclusion as a core value leads the firm to pursue initiatives that make every aspect of the work environment more open and fulfilling for everyone.
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