While 45 percent of associates at large firms are women, they make up just 16 percent of equity partners, according to a survey by the National Association of Women Lawyers. And for women who've reached equity partner status, says Flaster Greenberg's Lynda Calderone, it's "very, very frustrating" because firms try to increase the number of women, yet it never seems to be enough. Though the survey only looked at firms, one Edwards Angell partner says the problem also affects corporate law departments.
Women Under-Represented Among Equity Partners, Survey Shows
The Legal Intelligencer
October 30, 2006
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