Employment Firms Remain Tops For Female Attorneys

Law360, New York (April 19, 2016, 10:16 PM EDT) -- Employment firms over the past year continued to outpace their general practice rivals in blazing a trail of gender diversity, boasting a greater percentage of female attorneys and partners than their peers, according to data compiled by Law360.

Overall, women made up 34 percent of attorneys at all law firms surveyed by Law360 as part of its 2016 Glass Ceiling Report. But when Law360 looked just at the employment boutiques surveyed, the numbers were dramatically different, with women constituting 43 percent of all attorneys at those law firms.

  Women also made up 31 percent of all partners at those nine...

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