Boardrooms Mirror Law Firms In Excluding Women, Attys Say

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 8:42 PM EDT) -- Despite increased efforts to groom women to rise the corporate ranks, the lack of gender diversity in corporate boardrooms mirrors the stagnant pace at which women secure equity partnerships at law firms, attorneys and executives said Thursday at an event honoring female board directors.

The drag on the economy, shifting priorities and internal so-called caps on the number of women in the boardroom have all presented stumbling blocks for women seeking entry into the upper echelon of the nation’s largest companies, reminiscent of challenges faced by...
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