Meghan Tribe writes, “Launched last summer as a corrective to an industry dominated by white men, the Mansfield Rule sought to tackle the gender and diversity gap in Big Law leadership in part by using a powerful promise: bragging rights.
Now, 41 of the nearly 50 firms that implemented the rule in
Melissa Jelsten writes, “The Violence Against Women Act — which directs the national response to crimes of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking — will expire at the end of September if lawmakers don’t act fast.
In late July, House Democrats introduced a measure to reauth
Oliver Staley writes, “Women make up little more than half the US population but occupy only 18% of its corporate board seats. Meanwhile, more than a fifth of the 3,000 largest publicly traded US companies don’t have a single woman on the board (here’s a list). Even if women got an equal share of ne
Ryan lovelace writes, “We may never know what persuaded Proskauer Rose partner Connie Bertram to drop her $50 million gender discrimination suit against the firm this month. But that doesn’t mean no lessons can be drawn from the case.
Proskauer and Washington-based Bertram filed a stipulation of di
Sean Gregory writes, “On a bright, cloudless early-August day in Silicon Valley, Serena Williams opens the back door of the Spanish-style home she shares with her husband, tech entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian, and walks down a flower-lined path to her office. Lemon trees bloom near the entrance to the b