05 October 2018
The Dave Thomas Foundation has ranked Latham & Watkins in the top 10 of its list of 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces. The annual list recognizes “organizations with the most robust adoption benefit programs . . . offered to parents who adopt, based on surveys of organizations across the United States.” Latham earned the #1 spot for in its industry (Consulting, Accounting, Legal and Business Services), and #8 out of 100 overall. Latham was also ranked #1 on the foundation’s Best Paid Leave list for offering at least 22 weeks of paid parental leave to associates.
Peter Gilhuly, partner and Global Chair of the firm’s Associates Committee said: “We are pleased to offer policies and support programs, such as adoption assistance and generous parental leave, that help our people build and care for their families. We are enormously proud to be recognized as an adoption-friendly workplace, and we will continue to strive to provide the right combination of resources, programs, and other support services.”