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  • On May 20, 2020, Yale Law Women named Cravath to its 15th annual “Top Firms for Gender Equity & Family Friendliness Report,” which highlights equity progress made in the legal industry and offers suggestions for further improvement. Cravath was recognized in the “Top Firms for Promotion Practices” and “Top Firms for Working Mothers & Family Planning” categories. The various categories of the report recognize firms who have demonstrated equity in partner promotions and leadership and support of parental, caregiving and personal leave, and highlight how these factors contribute to a healthier workplace culture, increased productivity, employee retention and beneficial client‑firm relationships.
  • On January 23, 2020, Cravath hosted DirectWomen’s Pathways Program at its New York City office. The event was a half‑day program featuring a panel discussion and an educational workshop that provided attendees with strategies to prepare for corporate board service, and also included a networking reception. Among the attendees were women partners, senior associates and in‑house lawyers from across the city who sought to participate in DirectWomen’s mission of increasing the representation of women lawyers on corporate boards.
  • On February 20, 2019, Cravath and Fisk University, one of the nation’s historically black colleges and the oldest institution of higher learning in Nashville, Tennessee, announced the launch of the Cravath Scholars program. The program, which will support high‑achieving Fisk students studying across a range of disciplines, strengthens Cravath’s historical ties to the University as the Firm celebrates its bicentennial. Scholars will be supported with tuition assistance and a summer internship in Cravath’s New York office, including training and mentorship opportunities.

    Established shortly after the end of the Civil War, Fisk University’s founders included noted abolitionist Reverend Erastus Milo Cravath, whose son, Paul Drennan Cravath, would go on to become a named partner in the Firm. Erastus Cravath served as the first President of the University, a role he held for more than two decades, raising his family on the grounds of the Fisk campus. Sharing his father’s passion for the mission of the school, Paul Cravath served in various leadership roles at Fisk for 45 years.

    Please click here to read the Firm’s press release.
  • In 2019, Cravath partner Faiza Saeed was named to the “Women in M&A - Powerhouse 20” list, which was published by The Deal and features the 20 female M&A lawyers and bankers who are “at the top of their professions.”
  • In 2018, Cravath partner Faiza Saeed was named a “Dealmaker of the Year” by The Deal, which recognizes the leading lawyers and investment advisors “shaping the deal economy.” She was also named to The Hollywood Reporter’s annual “Power Lawyers” list, which recognizes leading lawyers in the media and entertainment industries who “guide industry‑shaping mergers and deal with high‑profile disputes.”
  • In 2018, Cravath partner Lauren Moskowitz was selected as a 2018 “Rising Star” by the New York Law Journal. The annual feature recognizes New York’s “most promising young lawyers.”
  • In 2018, Cravath partner Damaris Hernández was honored by New York University’s Law Alumni of Color Association (“LACA”) as a “40 Under 40 Rising Star.” Damaris was also honored at the Eighth Annual MetroLALSA Conference with the 2018 “Liderazgo Award,” which was established to recognize leadership and professional accomplishments of Latinos in the legal field, and at the Puerto Rican Bar Association’s Annual Gala with PRBA’s 2018 “Corporate Counsel Leadership Award.”
  • In 2018, Cravath partner Rory Leraris was selected for the 2018 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) Fellows Program. The LCLD, which was founded in 2009 as an organization of chief legal officers and law firm managing partners committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession, selects “emerging leaders who have distinguished themselves within their corporation or law firm” to participate in the year‑long Fellows Program.
  • In 2017, Cravath partners Christine Varney and Lauren Angelilli were named to Crain’s New York Business’s inaugural list of the “Leading Women Lawyers in New York City.” The feature profiles “trailblazing” women lawyers across all practice areas, who have impacted New York City through “distinguished careers and exceptional civic and philanthropic activities.”
  • Cravath received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s “2018 Corporate Equality Index” that measures workplace equality for LGBT employees.
  • In 2017, Cravath partner Faiza Saeed was named a “Dealmaker of the Year” by The Hollywood Reporter, which recognizes “Hollywood’s upper echelon of bankers, lawyers and business development executives.” She was also named to The Hollywood Reporter’s annual “Power Lawyers” list, which recognizes leading lawyers in the media and entertainment industries, each of whom “play a vital role in keeping Hollywood’s wheels turning.”
  • In 2016, Cravath partner Damaris Hernández was selected by LatinoJustice to receive the “Latina Trailblazer Award,” which recognizes groundbreaking accomplishments that have helped open new doors of opportunity for Latinas worldwide. She was also honored by El Diario with the “Mujeres Destacadas Award,” an award given annually to the most influential Latina women in New York and throughout the tri-state area. Additionally, Damaris’s journey to partnership was featured in an article that appeared in The New York Times entitled “A Law School Opens Doors to a Rarefied Realm.”
  • On January 14, 2016, Cravath celebrated the 80th anniversary of the hiring of its first woman lawyer by hosting a reception at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The reception honored the contributions—to Cravath and to the legal profession—of the more than 1,000 women lawyers who have worked at the Firm since that time.
  • The 2014 Diversity Scorecard named Cravath as one of the top 10 law firms for having the highest percentage of LGBT lawyers.
  • Former Cravath partner Rowan Wilson was featured by On Being A Black Lawyer (OBABL) as a 2013 Honoree in its second annual “Power 100,” a select list of the nation’s most influential black attorneys working in government, academics and both the public and private sectors. OBABL is a publication of Lawyers of Color Inc., which was established in 2008 to promote the causes and contributions of minority attorneys.
  • Cravath was recognized among the 2012 “Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity” by MultiCultural Law Magazine. The Firm was featured in the following categories:
    - Ranked among the top 20 law firms for diversity overall.
    - Ranked among the top 10 law firms for African-Americans.
    - Ranked among the top 20 law firms for Asian-Americans.
  • On May 2, 2011, former Corporate partner Peter Wilson was honored at Lambda Legal’s 2011 Liberty Awards National Dinner for his long history of service to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (“LGBT”) community, as well as people who are HIV-positive.
  • In 2011, 2010 and 2009, we scored 100% on the Human Rights Campaign’s “Corporate Equality Index” that measures workplace equality for LGBT employees.
  • In 2010, Vault ranked us as one of the 20 Best Law Firms for Diversity.
  • In 2009, we topped the Project Attorney Retention survey of new women partners, with women making up 67% of our new partners.
  • In 2008 and 2007, the Minority Law Journal reported that we were among the top 10 firms nationally for the highest percentage of minority attorneys.
  • In 2008 and 2007, we were named as one of the Best Law Firms for Women by Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers LLC.
  • In 2006, Yale Law Women named us as one of the top 10 family-friendly firms.