The end of sisterhood
The sisterhood of lawyers has never been more potent. In conference rooms and swanky restaurants, women across the ranks - senior partners and associates, general counsel and staff attorneys - are brainstorming about what it takes for women to succeed in a profession that is still predominantly male. Over sushi, cosmos, and the occasional mani/pedi treatment, they are bonding, united in the mission for gender equality. The message is clear: women are united, and they want their sisters to succeed.
The claws are out, it seems, as the feminist ideals of career women ‘in it together’ appears to be over. Vivia Chen reports on the tensions experienced by female lawyers
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