Shook, Hardy & Bacon received a rank of No. 27 on The National Law Journal’s inaugural Women in Law Scorecard. The publication ranked firms by the percentage of female lawyers overall and by category (partners, including equity and nonequity; associates; other attorneys).
Earlier in June, the firm was recognized by Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for its success at integrating women into leadership roles. Shook announced its selection of Madeleine McDonough as Chair-Elect on June 13. She will become the first woman chair of the firm on January 1, 2017.