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SOURCE Thompson & Knight LLP
Honored for Retaining, Promoting Women Lawyers
DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce its inclusion in the 2014 "50 Best Law Firms for Women" by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers. The list recognizes firms with family-friendly policies and business and career development initiatives that aid in the retention and advancement of female attorneys. Thompson & Knight is the only Dallas-based firm included on the list.
"Receiving this great honor is a milestone in our diversity and inclusion journey," said Nichole Dotson-Olajuwon, the Firm's Chief Diversity Officer. "This award recognizes the real-world impact of our longstanding dedication to the retention and promotion of female attorneys, especially those with family commitments."
Survey results are based on the firms' answers to more than 300 questions about workforce representation; time off and leaves; child care; flexibility; leadership, compensation and advancement of women; and development and retention of women.
The Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers "50 Best Law Firms for Women" initiative celebrates law firms that are most successful in retaining and promoting women lawyers. The survey also provides a benchmarking tool to enable firms to improve the future status of women. The full list can be found online and in the August/September issue of Working Mother magazine.
About Thompson & Knight
Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a full-service firm providing legal solutions to public and private companies, governments, and individuals in all areas, including commercial and tort litigation, banking, finance, real estate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, corporate governance, creditors' rights, intellectual property, labor, environmental, and white-collar defense matters, among others. The Firm is particularly recognized for its depth of experience and capabilities on behalf of clients in the energy industry, both domestically and around the world. Thompson & Knight has approximately 330 attorneys with offices in Texas, California, and New York, and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.
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Becky S. Jackson
Chief Client Services Officer
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