Haynes and Boone, LLP has been named the “Best Firm for Talent Management” in North America by Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards. In its fifth year, the Americas Women in Business Law Awards celebrates the achievements of firms that set the standard for female-friendly work practices and women leading the field in the legal sector across the Americas.
“As a firm, retaining and developing top-tier talent is essential to our ongoing success,” said Kit Addleman, head of the Women Attorney Initiatives subcommittee of the firm’s Attorney Diversity and Inclusion Committee. “We believe that our lawyers should be as diverse as the clients and communities that we serve, so we focus on programs and initiatives that foster the inclusion and advancement of all our talented and knowledgeable lawyers, especially women.”
Haynes and Boone was also a finalist in the following North America categories:
Best Firm for Diversity (2014 and 2015 winners)
Best Gender Diversity Initiative by National Firm
Best National Firm for Women in Business Law
Best National Firm for Work-Life Balance
Best National Mentoring Program
Best Firm in U.S. South (2015 winner)
The firm has received various accolades for its diversity and inclusion programs. Euromoney previously named Haynes and Boone the Best Firm for Diversity in North America (2014 and 2015) and Best Firm in U.S. South (2015). Honors also include the prestigious Thomas L. Sager Award in 2013, presented by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association in recognition of the firm’s commitment to diversity, and a Gold Standard Certification from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum for four consecutive years. The firm was also recognized as winner of the 2014 Diversity Leader Award presented by the Profiles in Diversity Journal.