Buchanan was awarded Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum. We are one of only 44 firms to meet certain criteria regarding the number of women among equity partners, in firm leadership positions, and in the ranks of the most highly compensated partners. Our firm is dedicated to the advancement of women in leadership roles. Read below to find out how we met the gold standard certification criteria.

  • More than 20% of our equity partners and one-third of our attorneys who became equity partners within the previous 12 months are women
  • More than 15% of the heads of the firm and office heads combined are women
  • More than 20% of the members of the firm’s primary governance committee are women
  • More than 20% of the members of the committee that determines equity partner compensation are women
  • More than 25% of our practice group leaders/section chairs are women