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Large Law Firms Are Failing Women Lawyers

According to Washinton Post article by Selena Rezvani, large law firms are failing women lawyers. 

"Why shouldn’t 'Biglaw' look like a perfectly viable career to many employment-bound young women? Women are enrolled in half of law school classes and work alongside men in nearly equal numbers as associates.  And yet, women today are twice as likely as men to leave law firms for reasons like work-life balance. What’s more, in a survey of more than 17,000 law firm associates, women rated their firms’ culture, their job satisfaction and their compensation (to name just a few) much lower than their male counterparts did. This may provide some insight behind the statistic that only 4 percent of the 200 top U.S. law firms have female, firm-wide managing partners."  Read the full article>>

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