The tally of female general counsel at Fortune 500 companies has edged up -- just barely -- from the prior year, according to Corporate Counsel's latest survey of women heading large in-house legal departments. Despite the single-digit advance, industry observers point to reasons for optimism in the long run. Among the businesses that have recently selected women for the GC role, financial services firms are the standouts.
Female GCs: Short-Term Gains, Long-Term Hope
June 21, 2005