Washington, D.C., August 14 —Patton Boggs LLP has been named one of the 2007 Best Law Firms for Women by Working Mother magazine and national legal consulting firm Flex-Time Lawyers LLC. The firm was specifically singled out for its vision, accomplishment, and unparalleled success supporting working mothers with a healthy work/life balance, retaining female attorneys, and promoting outstanding women.
Patton Boggs will be featured in the August/September issue of the magazine along with other top firms with a special section “Law Firms Leading the Way.” Representatives of the firm will also attend a gala awards luncheon at the Mandarin Oriental in New York, NY on September 24, 2007.
Working Mother magazine, the authoritative source for career moms, and Flex-Time Lawyers LLC, a national consulting firm advising attorneys and legal employees on women’s workplace matters, teamed up to introduce the 2007 Working Mother & Flex-Time Lawyers Best Law Firms for Women Award. The honor builds on the tradition set by Working Mother 100 Best Companies, which has set the benchmark for work/life best practices nationwide for more than two decades.
“We are incredibly honored to receive this recognition from such a well-respected national publication like Working Mother. The important career/life balance issues it regularly covers are very much in-line with our goals at Patton Boggs, which are to provide a supportive work environment for all of our employees and their families,” noted Stuart Pape, firm Managing Partner. “We are particularly proud of our human resources department, as well as our partnership, who have so effectively taken the lead on ensuring that we support our working mothers.”