Family Friendly Award

Previous Award Recipients:

2003 | Reminger & Reminger Co., LPA.
2004 | Bricker & Eckler, LLP
2005 | Cuyahoga County Prosecutor William D. Mason
2005 | Geauga County Prosecutor David P. Joyce
2006 | Eastman & Smith, Ltd.
2006 | Betty Montgomery, Ohio Auditor of State
2007 | Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, LLP
2008 | Honorable Mention: Ott & Associates
2008 | Cooper & Walinski, LLP
2009 | Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP
2009 | Javitch, Block & Rathbone, LLP
2010 | McGinty, Hilow & Spellacy Co., LPA
2010 | Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray's Office
2011 | Perez & Morris, LLC
2012 | Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP
2013 | Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.
2014 | Thompson Hine, LLP
2015 | Ice Miller LLP
2016 | Carpenter Lipps & Leland LLP
2017 | Squire Patton Boggs
2018 | Delaware County Prosecutor's Office
2019 | Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
2021 | Barnes & Thornburg LLP
2022 | Bread Financial
2023 | BakerHostetler 

 

Description/Criteria:

OWBA is at the forefront of a profession-wide effort to promote meaningful alternative work arrangements in both private and public practice. Established in 2003, the Family Friendly Award honors those legal employers in Ohio who best exemplify the commitment to work-life balance arrangements, and assures that lawyers can take care of their families and still pursue a successful career.

Application Question:

Please explain in detail why you believe this employer is worthy of the recognition for its family friendly policies or practices. Please be specific as to any policies the employer established including, but not limited to, the following: part-time employment, part-time partnership, maternity/paternity/family leave, flexible work schedules, telecommuting and job sharing. Please feel free to attach additional comments or documentation.