BASF Leader Circle Firms Named Among Best Firms for Women and Minority Attorneys


Several BASF Leader Circle firms were highlighted in Law360’s 2018 Glass Ceiling Report.

The following firms were named Best Law Firms For Female Attorneys in their size category. For the top ranked firms in every tier, women make up at least 50 percent of their total attorney workforce.

Among large firms with six hundred or more attorneys Littler MendelsonOgletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & StewartBaker McKenzie, and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius outpaced their peers, “breaking down barriers and forging a path to a more diverse working environment,” according to the report.

Shook, Hardy & Bacon and Davis Wright Tremaine were highlighted in the law firm category of 300-599 attorneys. Hanson Bridgett received the honor in the 150-299 attorneys category.

Littler Mendelson also ranked number one as a “ceiling smasher.” In this list, Law360’s 2018 Glass Ceiling Report ranked the Best Law Firms for Female Partners. In addition to Littler, the following BASF Leader Circle firms received recognition on this list: Morrison & FoersterMorgan, Lewis & BockiusDavis Wright TremaineShook, Hardy & BaconHanson Bridgett.

In a third ranking, Law360 highlighted firms that have above-average representation of both women and minorities at every level. Once again, Littler Mendelson ranked as number one in its size category. Davis Wright Tremaine and Hanson Bridgett were also recognized in their respective categories as Best Firms for Women and Minority Attorneys.