Women's Partnership Growth Steady But Slow, Report Says

Law360, New York (November 9, 2017, 6:49 PM EST) -- Although the percentage of women among new partners in the country's largest and top-grossing law firms with domestic offices has reached a six-year high in 2017, the increase is minor, according to an annual report released Thursday that looked at data from 133 firms.

The women's high — about 38 percent — is up one percentage point since 2016 and five since 2012, when think tank Diversity & Flexibility Alliance first began collecting data for its annual New Partner Report to uncover trends related to women's promotions to...
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