Follow Us On

Women lawyers have deciding voice at year-old Selendy & Gay

Elizabeth Olson writes in Bloomberg Law, "Working at majority women-owned Selendy & Gay is a “totally different atmosphere” that was shocking for founding partner Faith Gay, who has practiced at law firms for more than three decades, most recently at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.

A year ago this week she and Philippe Selendy split from Quinn Emanuel to form their own boutique litigation firm. A group of 10 Quinn Emanuel partners had worked together for years and wanted to create a collaborative culture at Selendy & Gay apart from the fractiousness and conflicts of interest that can beset larger litigation firms.

“We have a much different gender mix, and clients notice it,” Gay told Bloomberg Law. “We work together, we handpick our clients, we choose what interests us; we’re not here to keep bodies busy.” READ MORE>>

Recent Stories
When women bring home a bigger slice of the bacon

Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male guardian's approval

Repeat auction sales of art by women on the rise