Lisa Shannon writes, "In my 10 years of activism on violence against women, I’ve focused my attention on Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, countries with hellish landscapes for women. Both nations are shortlist regulars for buzzy 'worst places on earth for women' lists. But I’ve also met
Sheryl L. Axelrod writes, "We know from the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) and The NAWL Foundation’s 8th Annual Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms that women are concentrated at the bottom of large law firms. Women occupy 64 percent of the lowest positions in the l
Danielle Paquette writes, "When it comes to equal pay, the American woman is stuck in a proverbial waiting room. But the number on her ticket, the length of her stay, largely depends on where she lives and to whom she was born. A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, released th
Katelyn Polantz writes, "Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton found another 'first' in its new Washington managing partner, Catherine Munson. Munson, the office’s first female leader, succeeds Daniel Marti, who had been the first Hispanic and youngest lawyer to occupy the job, which he held for two years.
LawFuel Editors write, "Gender parity is a lofty goal for many law firms, but the cruel truth is that most don’t achieve it. Not so for Canadian law firm Lerners LLP though. The Toronto litigation firm has 55 per cent women lawyers, of whom 45 per cent are partners. And that is double Canada’s natio