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Ellevate Network Continues Successful Partnership with BakerHostetler, Extending Support to Advance Women in Law
NEW YORK (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 25, 2020
Recognized as one of the 2018 and 2019 “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother magazine, top-performing national law firm BakerHostetler renews its affiliation with Ellevate Network, the leading community for professional women.
“Ellevate is an important partner for BakerHostetler as we focus on elevating our women attorneys into key firm leadership roles,” said Jennifer Edwards, BakerHostetler Partner and Women’s Committee Chair. “Building relationships with successful women at similar stages in their careers will ensure our women attorneys have a broad network of peers to rely upon and do business with as their careers progress. The opportunity to hone their leadership skills, and to be exposed to thought leadership along the way, only bolsters our belief that our partnership with Ellevate will propel our women attorneys toward greater success in the future.”
Working with Ellevate Network offers employees diverse opportunities to connect with professional women from outside the organization. In the last year, benefits for participating BakerHostetler women attorneys included in-person networking events; mentoring meetups; leadership workshops; access to a professional development resource library, including Ellevate Playbooks; access to Ellevate Squads; and thought leadership opportunities.
“We are very pleased to be working with BakerHostetler for another year,” said Kristy Wallace, Ellevate Network CEO. “Their continued commitment to the support, promotion, and advancement of women at the firm is exemplary and we are very excited to support the progress BakerHostetler’s Women’s Committee and Inclusion & Diversity Committee have achieved over the years.”
Ellevate Network works with businesses of all sizes and in all industries to help engage their workforces, attract diverse talent, and deliver on their diversity and inclusion goals. BakerHostetler is part of an elite group of companies dedicated to fostering workplace diversity and providing their employees with unique opportunities through Ellevate Network.
Recognized as one of the top firms for client service, BakerHostetler is a leading national law firm that helps clients around the world address their most complex and critical business and regulatory issues. With six core national practice groups – Business, Digital Assets and Data Management, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Litigation, and Tax – the firm has nearly 1,000 lawyers located coast to coast. For more information, visit bakerlaw.com.
About Ellevate Network
Ellevate Network is a community of women at work committed to elevating each other through education, inspiration, and opportunity. We believe that when ambitious women get more opportunity — to have a voice in important conversations, to have a seat at the table where decisions are made, to steer our collective economic power towards that which we care about — it ultimately benefits everyone, and leads to a more equal world. We do this by providing these women with a community to lean on and learn from. Ellevate Network also works with companies committed to gender diversity and has a proven track record of changing business culture from the inside out.