CHICAGO – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP today was named one of the 2011 Best Law Firms for Women by the National Association of Female Executives (NAFE) & Flex-Time Lawyers.
“Here at Katten we are committed to giving all of our attorneys the supportive and flexible environment they need to be successful both at work and at home,” said Vincent A.F. Sergi, National Managing Partner at Katten.
Katten was given high marks for providing female attorneys with specialized business development training and promoting work life balance through flexible schedules and those attorneys returning from maternity or adoption leave.
After a comprehensive applications and evaluation process, NAFE & Flex-Time Lawyers selected 50 firms that exemplify a commitment to supporting the advancement of female attorneys and developing innovative programs and policies to help them thrive. All the firms selected offer internal networking groups for female lawyers as well as business development and networking training. The firms also promote flexible schedules which include reduced hours for lawyers who still remain eligible for bonuses based on the same consideration as their full-time colleagues.
Founded in Chicago in 1974, Katten is a national law firm with strong and growing global capabilities. The firm’s business-savvy professionals provide clients in numerous industries with sophisticated, high-value legal services with a focus on corporate, financial services, litigation, real estate, environmental, commercial finance, public finance, intellectual property, health care and wealth management.