Women take majority of partner promotions at Wachtel, Cleary and Akin

November 22, 2011 Women have constituted the majority of new partners in the promotions rounds at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.

At Cleary there were four women among the seven new partners, at Akin Gump there were five women out of eight promotions, and at Watchtel there were two out of three.

As this article points out, two out of three is nothing to shout about, but it is a move in the right direction for ‘über-macho’ Watchtell, where (up until now) only six of 78 partners are female.

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