New York, May 25, 2012 – Kenyon & Kenyon LLP won the “Best National Firm for Women in Business Law” award at last night’s inaugural Americas Women in Business Law Awards hosted by Euromoney. Following the success of sister events in London and Hong Kong, the Americas awards took place at Essex House in New York City.
The awards celebrated the best initiatives for gender diversity, innovation, minority women, mentoring, work-life balance, pro bono work and talent management. Kenyon was also nominated for “Best firm for minority women lawyers - Commitment to diversity” award.
Kenyon partner Michelle Mancino Marsh, who accepted the award on behalf of the firm, said, “It was a tremendous honor to be part of the celebration and to be in the company of firms committed to promoting the success of women in the profession.”
View the shortlist here.
About Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
Kenyon & Kenyon is consistently ranked by peers and in-house counsel as one of the top firms for intellectual property law. Since its founding in 1879, the firm has provided its worldwide clientele with litigation, prosecution, licensing and counseling services. Large and small enterprises and individuals choose Kenyon to design and implement intellectual property strategies when it matters most. Kenyon is recognized among the most diverse law firms in the nation. The firm was recently honored as a Top Firm for Diversity in ALM publications: The American Lawyer, The National Law Journal and The Minority Law Journal; and was ranked second on the 2012 Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity list by MultiCultural Law Magazine. Kenyon is also a multi-year recipient of Managing Intellectual Property Magazine's Strength in Diversity Award, as well as recognition from DiversityBusiness.com. In addition, American Lawyer has identified Kenyon in their Women Partner Watch study as a firm that promoted women to partnership at a rate that well exceeded the 30 percent average determined for the legal industry. Similarly, Law360 ranked Kenyon among the large law firms with the highest percentage of female partners. The firm has offices in New York, Washington, DC, and Silicon Valley.