Women Make Few Inroads Into Firm Leadership: Study

Law360, New York (October 26, 2009, 8:30 PM EDT) -- Nearly half of major U.S. law firms have no women at all among their top 10 rainmakers, according to a 2009 survey produced by the National Association of Women Lawyers.

Another third of the country's top law firms count only one woman among the top 10 rainmakers. Almost three-quarters of firms, 72 percent, have no women at all in their top five rainmakers, the NAWL survey revealed.

The survey, NAWL’s fourth annual national survey on the status of women in the country’s top 200 law firms,...
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