Outstanding Women: Nancy Abell

Law360, New York (April 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Ever since Nancy Abell decided to become an attorney, she wanted to work for Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP. Nearly 30 years later, she is still at the one and only firm she has ever known, moving her way up from associate to partner to her current position as chair of the 200-lawyer employment law department.

Nowadays, Paul Hastings is one of the biggest law firms in the world, with about 1,100 attorneys in 18 offices. However, the firm was not always so large, consisting...
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