Reed Smith Ranked Gold Standard Certified by WILEF
The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) has again ranked Reed Smith “Gold Standard Certified” in both the US and the UK for 2020, recognizing our longstanding commitment to women’s career advancement, diversity and inclusion. Reed Smith is the only firm to have met WILEF’s criteria each year since the organization began its certification process for US law firms in 2011 and UK firms since 2019.
Reed Smith Achieves Mansfield 'Certification Plus’
We are honored to be named a Mansfield Certified Plus law firm for the third consecutive year since its inception. The Mansfield Rule certification measures whether law firms have affirmatively considered women, diverse attorneys, LGBT+ attorneys, and attorneys with disabilities – at least 30 percent of the candidate pool – for recruitment, governance roles, equity partner promotions, and inclusion in formal pitches to clients.
Reed Smith Earns Recognition from Yale Law Women
Reed Smith has been named a 2019 Top Ten Family Friendly Firm by Yale Law Women, and awarded Category Honors in "Leadership and Promotions: Executive Committee Consisted of At Least 35% Women." To compile the list, Yale Law Women surveyed firms on the 2019 Vault Top 100 Law Firms list, collecting data on family accommodations and parental leave, as well as indicators of gender equality in partnership promotions and composition of leadership committees.
Reed Smith Named a ‘Best Law Firm for Women’ by Working Mother Magazine
For the 10th consecutive year, Reed Smith has been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother magazine in recognition of the firm’s commitment to retain and promote its women lawyers. In 2020, Working Mother inducted Reed Smith into its Hall of Fame in recognition of the firm’s decade of effort dedicated to advancing women lawyers.