The Best Law Firms For Female Partners

By Natalie Rodriguez (July 23, 2017, 9:02 PM EDT) -- Although women have made some strides toward gender parity in the lower ranks of law firms, breaking into the equity tier remains elusive. These 20 firms, however, are leaders in advancing equality at the top, earning them the designation of Law360 Ceiling Smasher.

The Ceiling Smashers are drawn from Law360's Glass Ceiling Report, which surveyed more than 300 firms on gender diversity.

In a change from prior Ceiling Smashers rankings, this year's list focuses solely on the ratio of female equity partners to male equity partners. In doing so, it leaves out the nonequity tier, which too often can serve as...

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