Do Female Managing Partners Have an Advantage Over Male Counterparts?


Gender Plays a Positive Role in the Careers of Women Attorneys

Women managing partners.

Unfortunately, they're pretty scarce among the nation's biggest law firms with only eight of the 100 largest firms reporting a woman in a position of firm-wide management. That means only 6% of managing partners are women!

Still, when you do come across a female managing partner, they're, well, happy.

The road to the top may be a long one for women lawyers, but sexism, they say, is never a hurdle. In fact, many female managing partners say their gender has actually helped them!

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