Women’s Initiatives Struggle To Bring Change To Law Firms

Law360, San Diego (April 12, 2013, 9:24 PM EDT) -- Most large U.S. law firms sponsor a women’s initiative to provide a supportive community for women, but experts say that while these groups help attorneys network and build client relationships, they need to do more to launch women to top firm posts and raise compensation to the level of their male counterparts.

Recent studies illustrate the troubling upward mobility and pay gaps women are facing at law firms. While women make up one of every two associates, they only make up one of every seven equity...
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