Thursday, July 09, 2009

Lack of Self-Promotion Hurts Women in Large Firms

An interesting article from the AM Law Daily which offers some sensible advice to women wishing to further their legal careers and proposes changes to a system that has held so many women back in law firms. Bottom line: opportunity is calling more women in the profession to take on more leadership roles.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Study: Law Firms Have "Little or No Interest in Change," CLOs Say

An interesting debate unfolds on the AM Daily website today regarding the results of a survey carried out by Altman Weil that found that law firms 'aren't exactly embracing the forces of change that many claim are sweeping the legal industry'. What is even more interesting are the excellent comments posted by Patrick McKenna regarding the attitude of some CLOs towards change themselves. Well worth a read, particularly on the day when Clifford Chance's are down 37%!