Less women entering biglaw practice, survey says

November 10, 2011 Less women are entering big-firm practice, according to the annual report of the National Association of Women Lawyers, which pointed out that women account for 47% first- and second-year associates this year, down from 48%. This year’s report records the first decline in the number of female lawyers working for large law firms since the survey began five years ago.

The proportion of equity partners that are female has held steady at 15%, a figure that is essentially unchanged since 2006.

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