Baker Donelson Named Among 2021 “Best Law Firms for Women”

Christy Tosh Crider
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NASHVILLE, TN—Baker Donelson was named to the prestigious list of “Best Law Firms for Women” by Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media). This is the fifth consecutive year the Firm achieved this recognition, which honors the top 50 firms that utilize best practices in recruiting, retaining, promoting and developing women lawyers.

The full list, available here, highlights law firms that averaged 25 percent women among equity partners, compared with 23 percent last year, and women represented 40 percent of all lawyers overall (up from 39 percent in 2020). Of all female equity partners, 16 percent were multicultural, and multicultural women represented 27 percent of overall women lawyers (up from 26 percent).

Christy Tosh Crider is the chair of Baker Donelson’s Women’s Initiative and chair of the Firm’s Health Care Litigation Group. In the face of the massive uncertainty of the pandemic, Baker Donelson introduced a series of wellness initiatives to support their more than 1,200 employees, with a particular focus on working parents who were juggling work while managing children who were virtual learning or had limited childcare options.

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