Women’s Attorney Group


The mission of the Women’s Attorney Group is to empower, encourage and support the female attorneys of SmithAmundsen through recruitment, retention, development and progression of our women lawyers and leaders. We are dedicated to providing a positive and supportive environment for our women attorneys to empower all women to grow strong, sustainable legal practices and to become leaders within the firm and the legal community. To further our mission, we are committed to creating an inclusive culture that supports the growth and development of talented women lawyers. When our women succeed, we succeed as a firm.


In 2021, the National Law Journal ranked SmithAmundsen #33 on its Women's Scorecard. The Women’s Scorecard is produced as part of the annual National Law Journals 500 firm headcount report and only the largest 350 firms are eligible for the Women’s Scorecard. SmithAmundsen was also previously ranked on the National Law Journal 's 2019 list.

In 2019, Law360 named SmithAmundsen #4 on its Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys list among firms with 150-299 attorneys. SmithAmundsen was previously ranked #10 on Law360's 2018 list. 

In 2016 SmithAmundsen was ranked #11 on The American Lawyer’s “The Best Places for Women” list. The list includes the top 100 law firms on The National Law Journal’s annual survey, which ranks the tops law firms for women based on the number of total female attorneys and female partners at each firm.

In 2016, Law360 named SmithAmundsen #32 on its Top 100 Law Firms for Female Attorneys list.

In 2016, Above the Law gave SmithAmundsen an "A" in its Law Firm Gender Diversity Index.

In 2015, Law360 named SmithAmundsen #15 on Top 100 Law Firms for Female Attorneys list. This ranking is based on the firm's female representation at the partner and nonpartner levels and its total number of female attorneys.