OPINION: Litigation Finance Can Help Break The Glass Ceiling

Law360, New York (July 15, 2015, 4:52 PM EDT) -- There’s a gender gap in the legal world. But it’s not in law schools, nor is it among law school graduates. There’s parity at these levels — and that’s a good thing.

The gap is in legal leadership. And that’s a very bad thing.

Sometime after law school commencement, women start to disappear from the legal workforce. Women aren’t practicing law in numbers equal to men, and they sure aren’t making partner, let alone managing partner, at the same rates. Only one-third of practicing lawyers are women. Just 20 percent of partners are women, according to The Law360 Glass Ceiling Report....

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