A Woman-Led Law Firm That Lets Partners Be Parents

May 3, 2015 at 7:22 am Leave a comment

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Did you know???? Women accounted for a mere 16.5 percent of law partners in 2013, according to the National Association for Law Placement, despite graduating from law school in roughly equal numbers as men over the previous decade, according to the American Bar Association. A 2007 report by the M.I.T. Workplace Center found that by far the most important reason women gave for deserting the partnership track was “the difficulty of combining law firm work and caring for children in a system that requires long hours under high pressure with little or inconsistent support for flexible work arrangements.”

click here to read more http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/03/business/a-woman-led-law-firm-that-lets-partners-be-parents.html?emc=edit_th_20150503&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=66231626&_r=0

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