November 2019 Bar Bulletin
By Jessica Kaempf and Ashley Nagrodski
The saying goes: “If you can see it, you can be it.” And that is the challenge for many female attorneys, who enter the legal industry with few role models and mentors to help them envision and realize their desired path up the career ladder.
While women and men graduate law school and enter the legal workforce in nearly equal numbers, the ratio of women to men in senior roles in the legal industry is far from equal. Only 30 percent of non-equity partners in the 200 largest law firms nationwide are women, and...