HOUSTON – Bracewell LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has received Gold Standard Certification from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF). Bracewell is one of only 48 US law firms that received Gold Standard Certification in 2017.
Bracewell recognizes the importance of the advancement of talented women lawyers,” said Houston Partner Rebecca L. Baker, who, along with New York Partner Michele J. Alexander, co-chairs the Bracewell Women’s Network. “We’re honored that WILEF has acknowledged Bracewell’s ongoing efforts to recruit, retain and promote women leaders.”
WILEF is a national organization that supports the professional development of women lawyers. For the last 11 years, WILEF has invited law firms with more than 300 lawyers to take part in its Gold Standard Certification Program, which evaluates how successfully law firms have integrated women into partner and leadership ranks according to an established set of criteria.