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like bylaws. The firm is also quite invested in non-pro bono volunteering as well, like partnering with New York Cares and more.” • “I’ve been working on an asylum case. Pro bono hours only count after you hit 1800 hours, so I don’t think the commitment is strong.” Diversity Efforts • “As a member of the Diversity Committee, I see first hand the steps the firm takes with respect to promoting and retaining diverse attorneys, and to also create a safe space for those attorneys. More importantly, the firm recognizes the issues inherent in implicit bias and potential barriers to mentorship opportunities for diverse attorneys. Firm has done diversity trainings, promoted mentorship programs, and is in constant communication with attorneys regarding such issues.”
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Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms, 2018 Edition SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP © 2017 Vault.com Inc. 182 FUN FACTS “Michelle Obama was President Obama’s summer mentor here before they were married.” n n n “The Houston office started with seven partners from seven different firms. Different personalities all mixing into one culture.” SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP • “As a mom of four kids, I can attest that Sidley is the most receptive place for women, including women with children. The emergency child care, the extensive maternity leave, the individual refrigerators and other accommodations for nursing moms (including a mom room) makes Sidley one of the most progressive big law firms around. Sidley is open to hiring moms, including former stay at home moms who have decided to return to the workforce and beyond the formal ‘On Ramp’ and alumni programs available at Sidley and other big law firms. Sidley is a leader in this area.” • “As an LGBT associate at Sidley, I feel supported by both the firm and my practice group.” • “There are so many women here who have risen to the top of their fields. There is a committee for retention and promotion of women, as well as various informal women’s mentoring groups.”
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PRESTIGE RANKING 183 Visit vault.com for more on Jones Day, including videos of attorneys discussing life at the firm. JONES DAY 15 51 Louisiana Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001 (202) 879-3939 LOCATIONS Atlanta, GA • Boston, MA • Chicago, IL • Cleveland, OH • Columbus, OH • Dallas, TX • Detroit, MI • Houston, TX • Irvine, CA • Los Angeles, CA • Miami, FL • Minneapolis, MN • New York, NY • Pittsburgh, PA • San Diego, CA • San Francisco, CA • Silicon Valley, CA • Washington, DC Al Khobar (associate firm) • Amsterdam • Beijing • Brisbane • Brussels • Dubai • Dusseldorf • Frankfurt • Hong Kong • India • Jeddah (associate firm) • London • Madrid • Mexico City • Milan • Moscow • Munich • Paris • Perth • Riyadh (associate firm) • Sao Paulo • Shanghai • Singapore • Sydney • Taipei • Tokyo MAJOR DEPARTMENTS & PRACTICES Antitrust & Competition Law • Banking & Finance • Business and Tort Litigation (USA) • Business Restructuring &
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