It’s no secret that I’m cynical about those “best firms for women” lists. Too many of them are focused on squishy things, like the availability of part-time work or on-site day care.
Although efforts to increase diversity within law firms have improved, the number of women of color in management and leadership positions continues to lag. In a world where women are expected to “lean in” and not talk themselves out of opportunities, how can women of color advance to the top positions within firms when so
The number of large law firms with women heading offices, practice groups and governance committees dropped from 50 to 42 between last year and this year, although some of the 42 firms boosted their female leadership, the Women in Law Empowerment Forum recently announced. The organization’s 2013 Gold Standard Certification program considered firms that applied