Women in Law Firm Leadership Positions, Part I
[This article was originally published on March 14, 2018 in Law Practice.]
Law firms’ ramped-up efforts in recent years to increase gender diversity are beginning to pay off. As more women are promoted into leadership roles (but still are underrepresented), individual firms and the broader legal profession are reaping the benefits. So, what is it like at the top? And how can female interested in a law firm management career, whether just starting out or well on their way, successfully make the climb? In this two-part roundtable discussion, six women in prominent law firm positions explore the opportunities and challenges facing women lawyers today and offer practical advice for achieving success.