For the ninth year in a row, Thompson Coburn has earned a "Gold Standard Certification" from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for incorporating women into the highest levels of Firm leadership.
WILEF grants "Gold Standard" status to Firms that meet criteria concerning the number of women among equity partners, in firm leadership positions, and in the ranks of their most highly compensated partners. This is the twelfth year of the U.S. Gold Standard and the sixteenth anniversary of the Women in Law Empowerment Forum.
Recently, WILEF raised the standards necessary to achieve "Gold Standard Certification" in 2022. Law firms are eligible for the 2022 WILEF "Gold Standard Certification" if they successfully demonstrate 25% of equity partners or 40% of the attorneys becoming equity partners during the past 12 months are women and 10% of women equity partners are women of color or 4% of women equity partners are LGBT. They must also meet at least two of the following four criteria:
Thompson Coburn successfully achieved all six criteria and we are proud that WILEF has recognized the Firm's demonstrated commitment to the leadership potential of our women attorney.
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