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For five years, McKinsey & Co. and LeanIn.Org have been issuing their annual report on women in the workplace. During those years, women have been urged to lean in—and many did just that. Then, the #MeToo era erupted with a force mightier than many of us could have imagined, toppling the mighty, including leaders in Big Law.

Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen is a senior columnist at The American Lawyer and the creator of The Careerist blog.

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