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For the sixth consecutive year, Fredrikson & Byron received national recognition for its status as one of the best U.S. law firms for female attorneys, according to two recently published Law360 surveys.

Law360’s 2019 Ceiling Smashers Report recognizes equity partnerships who have the highest representation of women. Fredrikson ranked seventh among law firms with 150-299 attorneys, continuing to be among the top-ranked Minnesota-headquartered firms.

Ranked number 11 nationally among firms with 150-299 attorneys, Fredrikson was named one of the 70 "Top Law Firms for Women" in Law360's 2019 Glass Ceiling Report. The report, which highlights firms "who are leading the pack in representing women at all levels," found that of the over 300 firms surveyed, women represent just 36.3 percent of attorneys, and only 21.5 percent are equity partners. At Fredrikson, women make up 39.4 percent of the total U.S.-based attorney headcount, and 30.6 percent are partners.

Law360’s 2019 Glass Ceiling Survey Averages Compared to Fredrikson & Byron

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About the Top Law Firms for Women – Law360 collected attorney headcount data from more than 300 U.S. firms, or vereins with a U.S. component or similar structure, about their demographic makeup as of December 31, 2018. Only U.S.-based attorneys were included in the survey, and firms had to have at least 20 U.S.-based attorneys to participate. Nearly 84 percent of the top 200 firms in the Law360 400 submitted detailed demographic information about their attorney head counts.

Fredrikson & Byron is a 275-attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Mankato, St. Paul, Saltillo, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. Fredrikson & Byron has a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet”. Our attorneys bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to work with clients, and operate as business advisors and strategic partners, as well as legal counselors. More information about the firm is available at Follow us on LinkedIn and on Twitter @FredriksonLaw.

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