McCarthy Tétrault is recognized for its work in the advancement of women

Toronto, June 6, 2014 – McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that for the third consecutive year, Legal Media Group has awarded the firm the following distinctions:

  • 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

Partners Kim Thomassin and Chantal Tremblay accepted the awards last night at the Women in Business Law Awards gala in New York City.

Our firm continues to make it a priority to ensure we create a positive work environment for women." said Paul Boniferro, National Leader, Practices and People. "We have worked very hard to honour our commitment and I am very proud that we are once again being recognized for our efforts."

Legal Media Group is part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor group of publishers. This is the third year in which they have held an awards gala for Women in Business Law in the Americas, to recognize the achievements of female lawyers across the western hemisphere, and to honour 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 LLP 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, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.