Female Firm Leaders Say Time is Ripe for Women to Rise

Seven female firm managers said changes in the legal profession are making the time right for would-be female managers to strive for the boss’ chair. Speaking yesterday at an ABA seminar, the women said that despite filling less than 5 percent of BigLaw’s firmwide leadership roles, women lawyers need to recognize their own unique skills and values and take advantage of opportunities that can lead to management positions. Law360 has the story (Subscription required).