Seramount Recognizes Stokes Lawrence As One Of The "Best Law Firms For Women And Diversity"

May 30, 2024   Print PDF

Stokes Lawrence is pleased to announce it was named to Seramount’s 2024 Best Law Firms for Women & Diversity list. Seramount recognizes firms throughout the United States that demonstrate best practices in recruiting, retaining, promoting, and developing women lawyers and lawyers from underrepresented groups, including people of color.

“Our Best Law Firms for Women and Diversity demonstrate unwavering commitment despite the uncertainties in the legal field,” said Subha V. Barry, President of Seramount. “I'm proud of the steady and positive change they are driving, even if it’s a gradual process. I applaud these industry leaders for their dedication to cultivating inclusive firm cultures.”

“We are delighted to be recognized as one of the best firms for women and diversity in the United States for the third year in a row,” said Managing Shareholder Kelly Twiss Noonan. “Our statistics confirm this honor - we are proud that more than half of our lawyers are women, including almost two-thirds of our equity owners.”

Stokes Lawrence is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women Business Enterprise National Council, and in 2021, the firm was accepted as a member of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF).


About the Methodology

Seramount’s 2024 Best Law Firms for Women & Diversity application includes 648 questions about attorney demographics at different levels, flexibility, paid time off and parental leaves, and development and retention of women and people of color as well as those from other underrepresented groups. Questions about family-friendly benefits and mentoring and sponsorship participation are also included.

About Seramount

Seramount is a strategic professional services and research firm dedicated to supporting high-performing, inclusive workplaces. Over four decades, we've established a strong, data-driven understanding of the employee experience, which lays the groundwork for everything we do. Seramount partners with over 450 of the world’s most influential companies, large and small, to offer pragmatic solutions including best practice DEI research, workplace assessment, employee learning and development, and talent sourcing. These offerings empower companies to navigate a dynamic corporate environment and to cultivate a resilient, connected workforce that achieves extraordinary outcomes.