Women in the Law

Careers

Think Harvard law grads are more likely to stay in law practice than others? 28% ditched legal jobs

Work-Life Balance

Exit interviews spur Orrick to adopt generous parental leave policy

Work-Life Balance

Can workers get glowing reviews by ‘passing’ as workaholics?

Work-Life Balance

Is stay-at-home dad necessary for female lawyers with kids? Firm embraces ‘parenting while employed’

Your ABA

Cincinnati lawyer works to ensure equal rights, treatment for American Muslims

Work-Life Balance

Which law firms are most family friendly? Yale Law Women names top 10

Law in Popular Culture

Should female justices be recognized with an ice cream flavor by Ben & Jerry’s?

Law Firms

Men-only golf retreats and unequal work assignments alleged in bias suit against McElroy Deutsch

Your ABA

Leadership slate shows diversity in action at ABA Midyear

Trials & Litigation

Ellen Pao testifies to wanting $10M to settle Kleiner Perkins discrimination case

Lawyer Pay

Former prosecutor claims she was paid less than new hires due to gender bias

Business of Law

Law partner creates SheStarts, a group to help female entrepreneurs

Trials & Litigation

Silicon Valley agog as trial looms in high-profile sex-discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins

Diversity

After four-year decline, percentage of female associates ‘nudged up’ in 2014

Legal History

Sarah Weddington on being a young, female lawyer in a watershed SCOTUS case that reverberates today

Law Schools

Law dean calls out sexism in evaluation of female prof, tells students to forgo ‘fashion advice’

Careers

Women who ask for raises tend to be disliked, while men may ‘get a pass on swagger,’ law prof says

Careers

‘Life is not linear’: McDermott partner who left law practice in 1997 regains partnership

Women in the Law

At several DC firms, more women than men are promoted to partner

Lawyer Pay

Does ‘martyr mentality’ of nonprofit lawyers keep salaries low?