Female Attys Must Take Risks To Move Up, Panel Says

Law360, New York (May 9, 2014, 4:26 PM EDT) -- Women lawyers should move outside of their comfort zones and take risks, such as tackling challenges that will showcase their leadership bona fides, to move up the ladder at their firms, a panel of female attorneys said Thursday.

Speaking at an American Bar Association online seminar, the panel said female attorneys, particularly those in the early stages of their careers, need to be willing to take both large and small risks in order to tap into their leadership skills and seize opportunities for increased responsibility. The webinar, entitled "Learning to Lead: What Really Works For Women In Law," was based on...

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