Law360 Names B&D a Top Law Firm For Female Attorneys for 2016
We are pleased to announce that Law360 has named Beveridge & Diamond to its 2016 list of "100 Best U.S. Law Firms for Female Attorneys" for the second consecutive year.
Commenting on the listing, Paula Schauwecker, B&D's Diversity & Inclusion Principal, said, “We remain dedicated to making B&D a place where women find a successful and meaningful blend of professional and personal achievements and are committed to finding new ways to increase our support for the women who join our firm. We appreciate this latest recognition of our commitment to diversity and inclusion.”
Two-thirds of the lawyers the firm elected as Principals in 2016 are women. Overall, 44% of the firm’s lawyers are women or minorities, 32% of the firm’s principals are women (as compared with a national average of 17% as reported by the National Association of Women Lawyers) and 44% of our associates are women.
A recipient of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Thomas L. Sager Award, the firm values diversity and inclusion and strives to demonstrate leadership in these areas. Working together with our clients, we develop, maintain, and participate in a variety of diversity and inclusion initiatives involving lawyers and staff firmwide.
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