McCarthy Tétrault honoured for innovative programs to develop women lawyers

Toronto, June 4, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that Legal Media Group has awarded the firm four distinctions as part of its annual Women in Business Law in the Americas awards gala in New York, for the fourth consecutive year. Caroline Zayid and Nancy Carroll from the firm accepted the following awards on behalf of the firm:

  • Best Gender Diversity Initiative by a National Law Firm in North America, in recognition of the firm’s range of initiatives designed to assist women lawyers in their professional development
  • Best National Firm for Work-Life Balance in North America, honouring the firm’s support of flexible hours, parental leave policies and childcare support
  • Best National Firm for Women in Business Law in North America, paying tribute to the firm’s collaborative, inclusive approach to the delivery of legal services
  • Best National Firm for Talent Management in North America, acknowledging the firm’s investment in its people through leading edge mentorship, feedback, diversity and education programs.

“We continue to embrace initiatives that foster a positive work environment for women,” said Paul Boniferro, National Leader, Practices and People. “Our firm is a leader in providing opportunities to advance women in the legal profession and we are proud to be recognized for our efforts again this year.”

Legal Media Group is part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor group of publishers. This is the fourth year for Women in Business Law in the Americas awards gala, recognizing the achievements of women lawyers across the western hemisphere, and honouring firms for their programs and efforts to address issues facing women in law, such as gender diversity initiatives, flexible work schedules, mentoring and talent management.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, U.K.

Built on a unique model of collaboration, the firm brings its legal talent, industry knowledge and practice experience, wherever needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.