Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Women Comprise Only 4% of Managing Partners in Law Firms

The 2012 National Association of Women Lawyers® (NAWL) National Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms found that women represent:

• 47% law school graduates
• 46% law firm associates
• 26% non-equity partners
• 15% equity partners (has declined in last two years)



• 20% on highest governing committee
• 4% as managing partner

Women who work in-house in legal departments fair only better in advancement: 17% serve as General Counsel.

Read more here:  http://rainmakingoasis.com/index.php/insights/blog/entry/why-aren-t-there-more-women-at-the-top-and-why-should-firms-care