Sidley has been named to Seramount’s 2023 list of the “Best Law Firms for Women & Diversity.” The annual listing recognizes the “community of forward-thinking law firms that measure their progress in recruiting, retaining, and advancing women,” as well as assessing law firms’ inclusion efforts for “people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities, as well as those from other underrepresented communities.” Sidley has been featured for 15 of the last 16 years that this list has been published, winning a place in Seramount’s “Hall of Fame.”
Sidley has long been a pioneer in workplace diversity and inclusion initiatives. Sidley’s mission is to continually attract, retain, and promote to partnership and leadership outstanding lawyers who reflect the global marketplace and the communities that we serve. SidleyWomen pursues strategies to maximize the firm’s success in retaining women lawyers, promoting women associates to partnership, and promoting women partners to positions of authority and power within the firm. Sidley’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee’s efforts help to ensure that Sidley continues to recruit, retain, and promote outstanding lawyers from diverse backgrounds.