Orrick Recognized for Innovative International Firm Mentoring Program for Women

June.03.2015

​Orrick was awarded “Best International Firm Mentoring Program” at Euromoney Legal Media Group’s fourth annual Americas Women in Business Law Awards, held on June 3, 2015, in New York.

The award recognizes Orrick’s unique mentoring programs as well as its innovative Women's Initiative. Orrick offers a number of programs and policies designed to recruit, promote and retain women lawyers, including its Women's Affinity Group, Parents' Forum, alternative work schedule policy, on-ramping program, industry-leading parental leave policy, sponsorship and mentoring programs, paid membership in diverse professional associations, and sponsorship of and participation in women-focused seminars.

“Investing in recruiting, retaining and inspiring female talent is good for Orrick, and it's good for our clients, who benefit from our ability to bring diverse perspectives to the table,” said Siobhan Handley, Orrick’s Chief Talent Officer.