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The facts of legal career progression laid bare

In today’s “The Careerist” blog post, it’s author Vivia Chen lays bare the facts—as substantiated from a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL).

Facts that we all know are true, but which Big Law firms try to dissimulate.

  1. Women only make up 15% of equity partnership.
  2. More than 60% of staff attorneys (those with the least care prospects) are women.
  3. Part-timers are viewed as “less committed” to their careers.
  4. Part time is NOT a route to partnership.

For more details, see the full post.

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