McGuireWoods is among an exclusive group recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal in its inaugural “Best Law Firms of Los Angeles” issue, which singles out firms for creating diverse, positive and
supportive work environments to attract and retain talented lawyers.
selected just 25 firms as the best to work for in the region based on
factors such as company culture; employee compensation, benefits and
programs; and diversity and women’s initiatives.
McGuireWoods — which has offices in Century City and downtown Los Angeles —
“ensures a stimulating work environment and rewards associates who provide
the highest level of client service and who demonstrate a skill for
cultivating new clients,” the publication noted.
The firm “challenges itself to recruit, develop, advance and retain the
best lawyers and it has a formal lateral process to ensure a smooth,
successful transition,” LABJ explained. “The firm also identifies
and promotes associates who understand the need to go the extra mile, and
who take a result from good to great.”
McGuireWoods welcomed three new partners to Los Angeles this year: In
Remy Kessler joined the Labor & Employment Department, and in downtown L.A., former
Kevin Lally joined the Government Investigations & White Collar Litigation
Tanya Greene joined the Complex Commercial Litigation Department.
also lauded the firm’s six lawyer affinity networks — Women,
African-American, Asian Pacific, Hispanic/Latinx, LGBTQ and Veteran — which
support the success of women and lawyers from diverse backgrounds and
provide networking, business development and personal growth opportunities.
“The firm is committed to creating opportunities for our lawyers to thrive
professionally and personally, and it shows in our ability to provide the
highest level of service to our clients,” said
Richard Grant, managing partner of the firm’s Century City office.
“We are proud to be recognized for fostering an inclusive and supportive
culture that makes McGuireWoods such an attractive and rewarding place to
Hamid Namazie, managing partner of the downtown Los Angeles office.