Female Firm Leaders Says Time Is Ripe For Women To Rise

Law360, New York (July 10, 2013, 8:45 PM EDT) -- Despite filling less than 5 percent of BigLaw's firmwide leadership roles, changes in the legal industry make the time right for would-be female managers to strive for the boss' chair, a group of women legal leaders said at an American Bar Association seminar Wednesday.

In a wide-ranging discussion touching on gender bias, networking tactics and risk-taking, seven female firm managers traded personal stories and described their professional paths to management. The group urged other women lawyers to recognize their own unique skills and values, as well...
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