Yale Law Women recognizes firms that have demonstrated superior performance in specific categories of the Top Ten survey.  These categories are ones that Yale Law School alumni have identified as particularly important for evaluating family friendliness. YLW applauds the following firms for their achievement in these categories:

Gender Equitable Use of Part/Flex-Time

  • Hunton & Williams*
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Munger, Tolles & Olson
  • Perkins Coie*
  • Squire Sanders*

Overall Support of Part/Flex-Time

  • Arnold & Porter*
  • Crowell & Moring
  • Dorsey & Whitney
  • Hunton & Williams*
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Morrison & Foerster
  • O’Melveny & Myers
  • Perkins Coie*

Gender Parity in Partner Promotions

  • Allen & Overy
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
  • Fulbright & Jaworski*
  • Goodwin Procter*
  • Munger, Tolles & Olson
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
  • Reed Smith*
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Steptoe & Johnson
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Gender Equitable Use of Parental Leave Policies

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo
  • Munger, Tolles & Olson
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Overall Utilization of Parental Leave Policies

  •  Hogan Lovells
  • Kirkland & Ellis

*denotes that a firm is also in the Overall Top Ten