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Ropes & Gray tops diversity ranking

Jul 21, 2014 Vault has released its annual ranking of the 25 best law firms for diversity. The survey collects data from over 17,000 law firm associates, and considers five categories: diversity for women, diversity for…

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WILEF shows BigLaw firms with gender equity policies

Jun 26, 2014 The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) offers some insight into which BigLaw firms are offering women lawyers a real chance to compete with male colleagues on a level playing field. In order to become Gold Standard…

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Linklaters promotes 21 to global partnership

Apr 15, 2014 Linklaters has promoted 21 associates to the partnership, of whom nine are women. This ratio represents the the highest proportion of female new partners in the firm's history. A spokesman for Linklaters said the…

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50 best law firms for women ranked

Nov 19, 2012 Working Mother magazine has collaborated with Flex-Time Lawyers rank the 50 Best Law Firms for Women. The list elevates firms that work to offer ‘family friendly’ employment, looking into whether a firm offers…

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Modest gains for women in US law firms

Jul 25, 2012 New data from the National Law Review shows an increase in the number of women joining the partnerships of large US law firms. Of the 200 firms surveyed in 2011, women made up 15 percent of equity partners, a…

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More male partners working part time, says survey

Jan 23, 2012 6.2 per cent of lawyers at big firms work part time, according to a new survey released by NALP. In 2011 98 per cent of large law firms allowed part-time schedules, either across the board or on a case-by-case basis,…

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