Press Release

Morgan Lewis Again Earns WILEF’s US Gold Standard Certification for 9th Consecutive Year

Friday, July 7, 2023

New York, July 7, 2023: The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) awarded its 2023 US Gold Standard Certification to Morgan Lewis, marking the ninth consecutive year the firm has earned the status. The annual certification recognizes firms demonstrating a commitment to female leadership.

“At Morgan Lewis, we recognize the importance of supporting women at all stages of their legal careers,” said Firm Chair Jami McKeon. “We are proud of our sustained efforts to foster a culture that embraces diverse viewpoints and experiences and plays a role in the continued evolution of leadership in the legal profession.”

To earn WILEF’s Gold Standard status, law firms must satisfy the following: 25% of equity partners are women, or, alternatively, 40% of the lawyers who became equity partners within the last year months are women; and 10% of women equity partners are women of color or 4% of women equity partners are LGBT.