Female Lawyers Struggle to Join Corporate Boards

“If you are female and a lawyer, getting a seat on a corporate board is even more complicated.” Law Practice Today explains the “glacial pace” of transition to diverse boards, and offers advice for women fighting misconceptions about putting a lawyer on a board. “At the board level, the lawyer is not there to be a nay-sayer, but a creative problem solver,” said Bobbi Liebenberg, who chairs DirectWomen, an organization founded to advocate for women lawyers to serve on corporate boards.

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