The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) will urge law firms to compensate senior attorneys for promoting diversity, monitor how credit for business development is meted out and teach senior male attorneys to be less fearful of mentoring women, in a new report aimed at advancing women’s legal careers.

The group hopes the report, released this week, will increase the percentage of women in top legal positions beyond the 15 percent mark, where the needle has been stuck for years despite women and men graduating from law school in nearly equal numbers.

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