Women in the Law

Women in the Law

Burned out BigLaw lawyer vents about glass ceiling on Reddit

10 Questions

10 Questions: Groundbreaking transgender judge happily passes the torch in post-Caitlyn age

Asked and Answered

Want to stop bias in the workplace? Here are some constructive tips (podcast with transcript)

Work-Life Balance

Wayne State law dean runs Boston Marathon in just over 6 hours, while 8 months pregnant

Careers

Women lawyers at Wall Street firms are rarely partners, study finds

Obituaries

‘Queen of pro bono’ Esther Lardent dies at age 68

Careers

Retired lawyer, 95, worked at ‘Tokyo Trials’ as legal secretary after WWII, knew Japanese leaders

10 Questions

This Chicago lawyer is working in the tech sector after 5 years as a stay-at-home mom

Your ABA

4 common patterns of bias that women face at work—and how you can correct them

Judiciary

Manhattan federal judge known for groundbreaking e-discovery ruling is retiring from the bench

Work/Life Balance

Former Lehman CFO who once regretted ‘extreme’ focus on work writes of ‘happier’ life in new book

Diversity

Minority women make slight gain in partner promotions; will minority gender imbalance shift?

Lawyer Pay

Full-time female lawyers earn 77 percent of male lawyer pay

Corporate Law

Bill would require public companies to report gender of board members

Law Students

Women could be majority of law students in 2017; these schools have 100-plus female majorities

Women in the Law

Gender gap in associate promotions and turnover is higher when bosses are conservative, study says

Women in the Law

43 percent of young, female Florida lawyers have experienced gender bias, study says

Law by the Numb#rs

More ‘best firms’ have females as top rainmakers

Cover Story

Minority women are disappearing from BigLaw—and here’s why

Careers

How to respond to ‘You don’t look like a lawyer’