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April 22, 2010

Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms

Filed under: Women — Tags: — uhlawlibrary @ 10:43 am

A 2009 survey by the National Association of Women Lawyers provides a comparative view of the careers and compensation of men and women lawyers at all levels of private practice, including senior roles as equity partners and law firm leaders, and data about the factors that influence career progression. Read the full report at http://www.nawl.org/Assets/Documents/2009+Survey.pdf

How do women with J.D.s fare against women with M.B.A.s?  One writer thinks women with J.D.s come out a bit better in the end. “Women lawyers see themselves reflected more often in their classmates and faculty, which gives them more confidence and camaraderie throughout their training.” Read more at http://www.law.com/jsp/law/careercenter/lawArticleCareerCenter.jsp?id=1202448459907&src=EMC-Email&et=editorial&bu=Law.com&pt=LAWCOM%20Newswire&cn=NW_20100422&kw=Is%20Equal%20Pay%20More%20of%20an%20Issue%20for%20Women%20J.D.s%20or%20Women%20M.B.A.s%3F#

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