WOMEN IN THE LAW

Bad times could have been worse for women

Number of female partners inches upward, though 20% of partnership just goal at most firms.

, The National Law Journal

According to our 2009 survey of the nation's 250 largest law firms, the number of women lawyers at those firms decreased overall by 2% this past year, compared to an overall headcount loss of 4%. That's the good news. The bad news is that women still make up less than 20% of the largest law firms' partners.

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