Daily Journal Announces CLAY Awards
The following BASF members were recognized by the Daily Journal with California Lawyer of the Year (CLAY) Awards in specific categories:
David G. Peinsipp and Siana Lowrey, both of Cooley; Grant E. Strother, Latham & Watkins; Jeremy Kamras and Sharon D. Mayo, both of Arnold & Porter; Nicklas A. Akers, CA Department of Justice; Michael W. Bien and Lisa Ells, both of Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld.
BASF Member Recognized as Real Estate/Construction Law Trailblazer by the National Law Journal
BASF member Jennifer L. Hernandez, Holland & Knight, was recently recognized in the National Law Journal’s 2020 list of Real Estate/Construction Law Trailblazers.
BASF Members Recognized as Plaintiff’s Lawyers Trailblazers by the National Law Journal
The following BASF members were included in the National Law Journal’s 2020 list of Plaintiff’s Lawyers Trailblazers:
Willow Eileen Radcliffe, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd; J. Daniel Sharp, Crowell & Moring; and Arlo Garcia Uriarte, Liberation Law Group.
BASF Member Honored With Women Worth Watching Award
BASF member Felicia Gilbert, Sanford Heisler Sharp, was selected by Profiles in Diversity Journal for its 19th annual Women Worth Watching Award. The award recognizes women leading the way to excellence in the workplace, marketplace, and the world. The 2020 Women Worth Watching edition of Profiles in Diversity Journal will be available to the public in August.
BASF Members Recognized Among Best Data Breach Response Lawyers
BASF member Natasha G. Kohne, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, was recently recognized as part of Cybersecurity Docket’s 2020 “Incident Response 30” list. The list recognizes the 30 best data breach response lawyers in the business.
BASF Leaders Circle Firms Named Among Best Places to Work in the Bay Area
Three of BASF’s Leaders Circle firms were recently named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times / Silicon Valley Business Journal. Hanson Bridgett and Sheppard Mullin were both recognized in the Large (250-999 employees) category, and Farella Braun + Martel was recognized in the Midsize (100-249 employees) category.
Best Places to Work highlights Bay Area companies whose employees rate them the highest on such values as a collaborative culture, compensation and benefits, and good management practices.
BASF Leaders Circle Firms Recognized for Gender Equity and Family Friendliness
Yale Law Women (YLW)’s 15th annual Top Firms for Gender Equity & Family Friendliness Report recognized the following BASF Leaders Circle firms:
Morrison & Foerster (Top Firm for Diverse Partnership); Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman (Top Firm for Inclusion Initiatives); Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Top Firm for LGBTQ+ Representation); Latham & Watkins (Top Firm for Women in Leadership); Morgan, Lewis & Bockius (Top Firm for Women in Leadership); Littler Mendelson (Top Firm for Flexible Work Options); Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Top Firm for Flexible Work Options and Top Firm for Advancement for Part-Time Attorneys); Perkins Coie (Top Firm for Flexible Work Options); and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld (Top Firm for Working Mothers & Family Planning).
Leaders Circle Firms Recognized For Alternative Fee Arrangements By BTI Consulting Group
The following BASF Leaders Circle firms were recently recognized by BTI Consulting Group for their use of to use Alternative Fee Arrangements (AFAs) to align themselves with clients’ short- and long-term goals:
DLA Piper; McGuireWoods; and Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart were recognized as AFA Powerhouse Law Firms. Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer; Foley & Lardner; Greenberg Traurig; Littler Mendelson; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; Morrison & Foerster; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; and Shook, Hardy & Bacon were named AFA Standout Law Firms. Baker McKenzie; Boies Schiller Flexner; Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Crowell & Moring; Hinshaw & Culbertson; Mintz; Nixon Peabody; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Perkins Coie; and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman were recognized as Distinguished Law Firms.