Rankings: Glass Ceiling Report

  • April 22, 2014

    Gender Equality A No-Brainer For Employment Firms

    Employment law firms are doing far better than their BigLaw brethren at promoting and retaining female talent, reflecting a professional knack for supportive workplace policies, a client-driven focus on equality and a cultural history of inclusion that dates back decades.

  • April 22, 2014

    Firms Eyeing Gender Equality Should Adopt Corporate Culture

    U.S. law firms continue to make it hard for women to advance, but experts say the legal industry could look to an unlikely source for inspiration — corporate America.

  • April 21, 2014

    How Firms Can Help Female Partners Make It Rain

    Female attorneys continue to find it daunting to rise and become rain makers at law firms, but specialized leadership training and business development programs can help open doors. Here, Law360 looks at four ways firms can ramp up their women's initiatives.

  • April 21, 2014

    Only 7 BigLaw Firms Have Women Running The Show

    Women are in the top leadership spots of only seven of the 100 largest U.S. firms — a product of law firms failing to provide adequate mentorship and advancement opportunities, experts say.

  • April 18, 2014

    Equity Partnership Door Blocked For Female Attorneys

    The culture of many large U.S. law firms does not support equal access to business-building opportunities, blocking women from the position they most want to reach — equity partnership.

  • April 18, 2014

    Stop Paying Lip Service To Flextime, Female Attys Say

    When longtime McGuireWoods LLP partner Amy Manning had her first child 14 years ago, flexible work arrangements and telecommuting were hardly ever used in the legal industry. So Manning approached a meeting about the issue with her mentor at the firm, top antitrust and trade regulation partner Richard Rappaport, with more than a little trepidation.

  • April 18, 2014

    The 25 Best Law Firms For Female Partners

    Bucking a nationwide trend among law firms of subpar female representation at the partner level, Law360's inaugural class of Ceiling Smashers have shown a commitment to gender equality.