Dallas News writes that there is a gender gap in promotions at most law firms in Texas. "Of the 404 lawyers elevated to partner between 2012 and 2014, 133 were women." However, "three law firms — Jackson Walker, Baker Botts and Andrews Kurth — voted 41 women into their partnership ranks during t
NAWL would like to extend hearty and heartfelt Happy Birthday wishes to Selma Moidel Smith on the occasion of her 95th birthday! Selma has been a long-time advocate for women in the law and an invaluable member to NAWL for many years. We hope to celebrate many more birthdays with Selma in the year
NAWL is currently offering a 15 month membership for regular members for just $100.00! This discounted fee will make you a member of NAWL from now through July 31, 2015. Founded in 1899, long before most local and national bar associations admitted women, NAWL has historically served as an education
NAWL Board Member Carol Robles-Román has been appointed president and CEO of Legal Momentum, a defense and education fund dedicated to ensuring economic and personal security for women and girls. Carol, former Deputy Mayor for Legal Affairs and Counsel to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg
April 8th marks Equal Pay Day, the symbolic date in April when women's earnings catch up to men's earnings from the previous year. Though women have made great strides in equality over the years, we still lag behind significantly in pay equity.
When President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into l