Outstanding Women: Karen Hirschman

Law360, New York (March 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Though she has had a career peppered with important cases and high-profile representations, one of the things Vinson & Elkins’ Karen Hirschman is most proud of is her involvement in her firm’s women’s initiative.

The women’s initiative is a firm-wide program that seeks to identify and address many of the challenges faced by women as they pursue legal careers.

Hirschman has played an integral role in the initiative since its inception.

“In 2000, two other female partners and I presented the idea of the women’s initiative...
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