NAWL congratulates Children's Law Center (CLC) which has been recognized by The Washington Post as one of the region's top workplaces for 2014. Most notably: CLE was one of six employers given special recognition for its mission-driven, purposeful work - and ranked in the top 20 in our category ove
Lauri Damrell, recepient of NAWL's 2014 Outstanding Member Award, has been appointed to the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls by California Governon Edmund G. Brown Jr. Ms. Damrell has been an employment lawyer at Orrick Herrington and Sutcliffe LLP since 2006. She was a judicia
In simulated salary negotiations, Amanatullah found that women asked for an average of $7,000 less than men — but not because they are poor negotiators. She explains that women know intuitively there could be negative repercussions if we’re perceived as too aggressive. Our goal is not only to g
Ms. JD's Attorneys Across America series focuses on women attorneys practicing law from across the country. The series is meant to provide helpful insights to those who are navigating the job market and considering pursuing careers in different practice areas and various geographic locations.
How One Law Firm Maintains Gender Balance by Avivah Wittenberg-Cox
No area of the business world is more illogically gender imbalanced than law firms. Every year, top law firms recruit 60% female and 40% male law graduates into their practices. Within two years, their female majorities begin to l