NEW YORK, June 22, 2018: Morgan Lewis was recognized June 21 at the 2018 Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA when the firm’s ML Women was named the “Most Innovative Women’s Networking Group” at the leading legal directory’s annual awards ceremony.
Cultivating a culture of opportunity for women is a priority at Morgan Lewis and a pillar of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion initiative. Formed in 2015, ML Women leverages the strength of the firm’s partners across the globe and in every practice to support business development for the firm’s deep bench of women lawyers. What sets ML Women apart is how the group is customized to best meet the needs of women lawyers in each of the firm’s 30 offices to maximize impact and engagement.
“It is deeply rewarding for Morgan Lewis to receive this recognition, particularly at a time when the spotlight is on women in the workplace and gender equality,” said Joanne Soslow, a partner at Morgan Lewis and chair of ML Women. “We thank Chambers & Partners for this award as we continue fostering opportunities for women to advance both within Morgan Lewis and in the legal profession generally.”
Now in its seventh year, the Chambers Women in Law Awards champion the achievements of legal practitioners in bringing about the advancement of women in the legal profession. With more than six years of research into diversity in the United States, the awards highlight and promote the importance of gender diversity and equal opportunities for women across the legal spectrum.
The awards ceremony was held at the Yale Club in New York City.