Press Release March 9, 2018

Cathy Benton Honored with Inaugural “Great Place to Work® For All” Leadership Award

Cathy Benton, Alston & Bird’s chief human resources officer, has been honored by Great Place to Work as a recipient of its inaugural Great Place to Work® For All™ Leadership Award.

The award recognizes women leaders from companies on Fortune’s annual list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” and “Best Workplaces for Women.”

This is the second award earned by Benton in as many years for her leadership in helping to make Alston & Bird a workplace standout not only among law firms, but also among all businesses.

In 2017 Benton was recognized by the Georgia Diversity Council with its 2017 “Most Powerful & Influential Women” Award.”

In announcing the honorees, Great Place to Work CEO Michael C. Bush said: “We are excited to celebrate the achievements of some of the top women leaders at America’s greatest companies. The companies on Fortune’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For and Best Workplaces for Women are leading the conversation in workplace equality and are demonstrating to corporate America on how to become more diverse, more innovative, and great places to work for all.”

Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, women, diversity, industries, and internationally, countries and regions.

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