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A record number of women made partner in 2017, but female attorneys still lag far behind their male counterparts in promotions to partnership, according to a new report by the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance.

Using data from more than 133 Big Law firms, the report found that women made up 38.1 percent of newly promoted partners—up from 37 percent last year—while men accounted for 61.9 percent of promotions in 2017.

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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 mtribe@alm.com. On Twitter: @TribeMeghan

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