Female Law Firm Leaders: How We Broke The Glass Ceiling

Law360, Grand Rapids (November 20, 2017, 4:07 PM EST) -- Even as more women enter the legal profession, the number who make it to the highest levels of law firm management is still small.

Examining the career paths of women who have defied the odds and made it to the top of their law firms, a few patterns begin to emerge — strong mentoring relationships, the opportunity to balance work and personal obligations and a strong belief that being a leader as a woman in law is possible.

According to a recent report by McKinsey & Co., women's perceptions of their ability to advance within their law firms are often fairly...

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