The Washington Post Names Kelley Drye A Top Workplace For Fourth Consecutive Year
June 19, 2017
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Washington Post. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. The ranking includes those organizations that received the highest marks from their employees.
 
“I am thrilled that Kelley Drye was again recognized as a top place to work, it’s become a strong source of pride for our office.” said Kathy Cannon, managing partner of the firm’s Washington office. “We work hard to serve our clients while maintaining a caring office culture. I am proud of our entire office and the culture we have established together.”
 
Kelley Drye’s Washington, D.C. office offers traditional benefits as well as inventive programs that set the firm apart. Professional development is a priority with a mentorship program for staff, retirement seminars, monthly IT training sessions, legal writing and continuing legal education programs, and the opportunity for attorneys and staff to obtain specialized continued learning certificates applicable to their roles.  Health and wellness programs include critical-illness insurance and lunchtime classes in healthy cooking, yoga, meditation and CPR/First Aid. The firm fosters a sense of community with outings to view the cherry blossoms, picnics at the National Zoo, bowling, and attending a Washington Nationals game. Regular events held in the office like the acclaimed holiday choir, children’s Halloween and holiday parties and ‘Breakfast in the Boardroom’ each Friday bring the office together.
 
Kelley Drye’s Washington, D.C. office proudly supports the local community with charitable initiatives. For nearly a decade, the office has supported Gifts for the Homeless donating clothes and blankets to more than 70 shelters and facilities serving the homeless in the D.C. area.  Kelley Drye participated in Lawyers have Heart, the Generous Associates Campaign to benefit the Legal Aid Society of DC, and continued our partnerships with Noyes Elementary School. The office also supported My Sister’s Place, providing Mother’s Day gift bags to mothers in need, and the Houston Food Bank, in cooperation with our Houston office.
 
Kelley Drye was featured in a special section of The Washington Post on Sunday, June 18th. Read more about The Washington Post’s 2017 Top Workplaces.