Bankruptcy firm wins 2012 “family friendly” award

A White Plains bankruptcy firm has been chosen to receive the Westchester Women’s Bar Association’s  2012 Family Friendly Employment Policy Award.

Rattet Pasternak LLP was selected for creating an environment that encourages employees to balance professional and family responsibilities, according to the WWBA.

The WWBA has awarded several other law firms for their family-friendly workplaces, including the White Plains office of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLP; The Pace Women’s Justice Center; Hyman & Gilbert; McCarthy, Fingar LLP; Glassman & Brown, LLP; The Westchester Legal Aid Society; Cuddy & Feder, LLP; the White Plains office of Jackson Lewis LLP; The Dorf Law Firm LLP; The Law Firm of Thomas M. Bona P.C.; Benchmark Title Agency; and, last year, Littman Krooks LLP.

Rattet Pasternak will be given the award at the WWBA’s annual dinner on June 13 at the Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club.

With more than 650 male and female members, the WWBA is the largest chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York.

Rebecca Baker

Rebecca Baker joined The Journal News in March 2004. She covers Eastchester, Bronxville and Tuckahoe, and was previously the state and county courts reporter in Westchester County. In prior jobs, she covered the Town of Greenburgh and Rockland County government and politics. Before coming to The Journal News, she was a municipal reporter for newspapers in New Haven, Conn. and Warren, Ohio.