Report: Female Associate Numbers Decline Again

Women in the associate ranks declined for the fourth year in a row, while women and minorities in the partnership ranks show some improvement, according to a survey from the National Association of Law Placement (NALP). The percentage of female associates in law firms fell to 44.79 percent in 2013. Minority associate numbers recovered from a decline in 2009 to 2010, and the numbers of female and minority partners also increased slightly. Visit The Careerist for more information.