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In the 13th iteration of its family-friendly Top 10 list, Yale Law Women has expanded its scope to recognize those firms trying to make inroads to close the gender gap in Big Law.

“Breaking out the two lists is an effort to recognize that gender equity and family friendliness are not the exact same thing,” said Megan Mumford, a first-year law student at Yale and co-chair of its survey committee.

After feedback last year from alumni that an exclusively family-friendly report focused on issues such as child care helped perpetuate gender stereotypes, Mumford said that Yale decided to create two separate lists with accompanying data.

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Meghan Tribe

Meghan Tribe is a reporter covering the changing face of Big Law, from lateral moves and work-from-home programs to diversity initiatives. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @TribeMeghan

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