Very recently my law office, The Law Office of Erica Yitzhak, was voted one of the TOP 100 women owned law firms in all of New York State. The voting was held by the new York State Law Journal, a daily Law journal that keeps up to date happening in the world of law. Here is an excerpt from their site to give you an idea of this punishment and what they are about:
About New York Law Journal
“It’s not easy for busy attorneys to keep up with all the new developments and trends in New York’s fast-paced legal scene. That’s why, every day, thousands of New York lawyers take time from their hectic schedules to read the New York Law Journal. In just a few minutes each business day, readers get not only the latest news — they find court information, decisional law, and advance word on new statutes and regulations, coupled with the useful and practical analysis, scholarly insight, and professional perspective they need to make sense of it all. Our reporters know all the right sources to get the behind-the-scenes news — on firms, on judicial appointments, on upcoming professional requirements — that you need. You’ll get the inside story on what prosecutors, judges, legislators and law firms are up to — and how it’s likely to affect your practice.” This is such a huge honor for my firm to be recognized to such a prestigious honor. The criteria to be named in the top 100 goes as followed:
- Fifty percent or greater ownership by women, with at least two permanent full-time attorneys. The chart lists law irms based/headquartered in New York. The identities of the law irms listed were obtained from various sources, including Web searches, responses to notices placed in the New York Law Journal, and the assistance of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York. Solo practitioners, irms that did not respond or irms that did not wish to be included are omitted.
- Ranked by number of permanent, full-time attorneys as of Dec. 31, 2013, and listed in alphabetical order in the case of a tie. For irms with more than one ofice, the main one is listed.
- As of February 2014.
Here is a link to the Top 100 list. My office is located on page 35.