McCarthy Tétrault is Named Canada’s Top Law Firm for Women

Toronto, May 25, 2012 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that Legal Media Group has recognized the firm with three national distinctions for its successes in diversity.

McCarthy Tétrault received the following awards last night in New York City at the Women in Business Law Awards gala for the Americas:

  • Best Law Firm in Canada, celebrating the firm’s overall excellence in initiatives for gender diversity, innovation, minority women, mentoring, work-life balance, pro bono work and talent management
  • Best National Firm for Talent Management, in recognition of the firm’s parental leave program
  • Best in Tax Dispute Resolution, honouring McCarthy Tétrault partner Rosemarie Wertschek

"I’m immensely proud of these successes," said Paul Boniferro, National Leader, Practices and People. "They speak to our very strong commitment to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Our diversity binds us together, connects us to our communities and inspires us to continuously improve as an organization in serving our clients."

Legal Media Group is part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor group of publishers. Its inaugural Americas’ Women in Business Law Awards were presented in association with Women of Influence, a U.S. producer of women-centred events. Legal Media Group’s awards identify firms that set the standard of female-friendly work practices, and celebrate the achievements of leading women in the legal sector across the Americas. The awards will also be held in Europe and Asia.

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.