Where Do We Go From Here?: Big Law’s Struggle With Recruiting and Retaining Female Talent

Where Do We Go From Here?: Big Law’s Struggle With Recruiting and Retaining Female Talent

It is no secret that a lack of gender diversity is a longtime issue for most industries. As a result, women face a greater risk of disenfranchisement by implicit bias within predominantly male organizations and are underrepresented in top leadership roles. Big Law, in particular, is at a crossroads when it comes to gender diversity. In fact, the number of female lawyers in the Am Law 200 has flatlined for the past five years at slightly over 30% of the workforce. There is no disputing that this is an embarrassing statistic. As enforcers of equal opportunity, lawyers are at the forefront of the push for equality as a legal matter. At the same time, the legal sector is consistently ranked as one of the worst industries for hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and it has failed to improve despite efforts to change.

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