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Shipman & Goodwin Ranked one of 2019's Top 100 Law Firms for Women

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Shipman & Goodwin, Interlaw's partner firm in Hartford, Connecticut, USA has been recognized by Women Inc. Magazine as one of the Top 100 Law Firms for Women.

Women Inc. surveyed leading law firms across the USA and recognized those firms that had demonstrated a track record of commitment through holistic actions, including hiring and retaining women attorneys, promoting female attorneys into equity partnership ranks and providing leadership positions to women attorneys. 

Shipman partner Karen Staib, pictured above, said: “I’ve been a lawyer at Shipman for 20 years and experienced first-hand how female attorneys here have a platform to develop as lawyers with robust practices and as leaders in the firm. Women hold leadership positions across many areas in the firm including as practice group chairs, and on the management committee."

She added: "I know Shipman will continue its commitment to promoting and retaining female attorneys, and supporting the development of their practices, which will be a major contributor to the overall success and growth of the firm.”

Already this year, the firm was ranked by Law360 at #3 as one of the Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys (among law firms with 150-299 lawyers), up from its #6 ranking in 2018. 

Law360 had also named Shipman & Goodwin a Best Law Firm for Female Partners, ranking it #5 on its list of "Ceiling Smashers" (among firms with 150-299 attorneys).

“The firm continues its long-standing commitment to diversity by being proactive in our efforts to hire, promote and retain female attorneys,” said Alan E. Lieberman, the firm’s Managing Partner. “We are proud that our success is reflected on a daily basis in our philosophy and practices.”