Women Still Number Too Few In Partner Ranks

Law360, New York (December 12, 2009, 4:20 PM EST) -- Bobbi Liebenberg once missed a client meeting because she had to take one of her children to the emergency room β€” an absence her previous firm couldn't seem to swallow.

β€œIt was the only time I ever missed a court date or meeting,” said Liebenberg, chair of the American Bar Association's Commission on Women in the Profession and a senior partner at the Philadelphia complex litigation firm Fine Kaplan & Black RPC.

She later gained access to her evaluations, and she discovered that the family emergency...
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