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Women Owned Law Announces Launch of National Organization and Brand
How many women owned law firms are there in the U.S.? Nobody appears to know, according to Nicole Galli, a Big Law refuge who launched her own firm in 2015.
This week, Galli and others formally launched Women Owned Law, an organization dedicated to helping other women legal entrepreneurs network, increase their visibility, and grow their influence. Read more
Gabrielle Sellei, Esq. moderates a panel for Women in Business Conference and Luncheon
Women Owned Law, a national organization devoted exclusively to women legal entrepreneurs, has formally launched and has inaugurated its new brand.
Directory of ADR practitioners has been published by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution
Women face unique challenges in the business community. The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce with the “Women in Business” initiative will enable and empower women from CEO to entry level employee to women-owned businesses gain access to the tools to Propel their Success!
Join Dena Leftkowitz, Esq. at the PBA Women in the Profession 2017 Spring Conference on March 16
One of our group, Harrie Samaras, is involved with the ABA Women in ADR group - they have published a directory of women ADR practitioners which is a great resource!
Franchised Business Vs Independent Business Ownership
Lawyer and executive coach Dena Lefkowitz will join us as we discuss the featured book “The Confidence Code.”
When Leaving Big Law, the Financial Struggle Is Real
Many articles have been written on the success of owning a franchised business vs an independent business. Years ago an article appeared on About.com stating that franchised businesses have a success rate of about 90% as compared to starting a new business, which had a success rate of only 15%. The article argued that the increase rate of success outweighed the franchise fee and royalties that needed to be paid to the franchisor. Unfortunately, there is little hard data to confirm or refute that statistic.
Familiar With Life's Hurdles, Big Law Partner Seeks Partnership Track Reform
Alma Asay was counting her nickels in 2014. She pulled the spare change out of her pockets and put it on the table.
State of the Union: Women in Law
Growing up in suburban Denver, Joanna Horsnail lived what she called a charmed life in America’s solid middle class.
Then she joined Mayer Brown, and life started punching back. Hard.
Women Lawyers See Opportunity to Forge Stronger Ties
More women in the U.S. are attending law school and obtaining law degrees than ever before. However, a gender pay gap still exists and women continue to be underrepresented in law firm leadership positions. In this month’s roundtable, our panel of attorneys share their insight into the state of women in the legal profession.
Why don’t more women stick around at law firms to advance up the ranks? As managing partners and general counsel search for a solution to that problem, a small group of attorneys have devised a work-around.