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McKenna Long & Aldridge Earns Gold Standard Certification From Women in Law Empowerment Forum

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For the Second Year McKenna Receives WILEF's Highest Award

ATLANTA, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP again has earned a Gold Standard Firm certification from Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF), an organization dedicated to assisting women in law to assume leadership roles within their communities.

"It is an honor to be recognized again this year by WILEF, and it solidifies McKenna's commitment to the professional achievements of women," said Jeff Haidet, Chairman of McKenna Long & Aldridge. "Diversity is a key component to building stronger client service teams, and benefits both our firm and the clients we serve."

To merit this honor, McKenna satisfied the following criteria:

 

  • Women represent at least 20% of McKenna's chairs and office managing partners

 

  • Women make up at least 20% of McKenna's primary governance committee

 

  • Woman represent 20% or more of the firm's compensation committee

 

  • Women represent at least 10% of the top half of McKenna's most highly compensated partners

McKenna's Women's Initiative engages the firm, its clients and communities in innovative efforts to celebrate and advance the accomplishments of women. MLA's Committee for the Development and Advancement of Women (CDAW) is responsible for developing the firm-wide strategic vision of the Women's Initiative, and Women's Steering Committees (WSCs) implement that vision in each of the firm's offices.  CDAW members include Dara Mann (Chair), Joann Jones, Summer Chandler, Marjorie Burchett, Michelle Graham, Jayme Long, Susan Mitchell, Sandra Wick Mulvany, Tami Azorsky, Shari Klevens, Beth Ferrell, Jennifer Lee, and Jennifer Renk.

About McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

McKenna Long & Aldridge is an international law firm with more than 575 attorneys and public policy advisors in 15 offices and 13 markets. The firm is uniquely positioned at the intersection of law, business and government, representing clients in the areas of complex litigation, corporate law, energy, environment, finance, government contracts, health care, infrastructure, insurance, intellectual property, private client services, public policy, real estate, and technology. www.mckennalong.com.

Media Contact: Jennifer Ahner   
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jahner@mckennalong.com

 

 

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