Vivia Chen writes, "The latest report from National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) is out—and I thought to myself: Oh, this is going to be boring. I assumed it would say the same-old, same-old: that women's progress in the nation's biggest law firms is painfully slow.
Andrew Strickler writes, "BigLaw has suffered 'institutional failure' over the last decade to make any real progress in achieving more equitable pay and partner promotions for female lawyers, according to a Tuesday report, which found women have fallen even further behind male partners in areas like
From Bloomberg BNA, "It’s back to the future — and not in a good way for women seeking equity partnership in the nation’s 200 largest law firms. Women have not made 'appreciable progress' since 2006 in either attaining equity partnership or increasing their pay to be on par with their male
Betsey Guzior writes, "The latest survey of 200 of the nation's largest law firms shows that not much progress has been made to promote female attorneys in their ranks.It was nine years ago that the National Association of Women Lawyers challenged law firms, legal departments and law schools to
Julie Hirschfeld Davis writes, "President Obama on Tuesday announced he would nominate Lisa M. Fairfax to be a commissioner to the Securities and Exchange Commission, elevating a law professor who has studied shareholder activism after progressive groups lobbied intensely against naming a Wall