The Legal Profession’s Persistent Gender Gap

Women law-firm partners still significantly lag behind men, according to data compiled by Sky Analytics.  On one key metric—billing rates—women average 10% less for their services than their male counterparts, ...

Attorney Kim Walberg: Don’t Doubt Yourself

Kim Walberg is a shareholder in Chicago law firm Shefsky & Froelich, where she focuses on commercial litigation. She was included on Super Lawyers magazine’s 2013 list of Illinois Rising Stars for business ...

Nancy Gerrie: Showing Initiative is Crucial

Nancy Gerrie is a partner in the Employee Benefits Practice Group at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, where she started her practice as a summer associate in 1987. She advises companies and individuals on employ...

10Q w/ Anna Gonis O’Connor

1. Name: Anna Gonis O’Connor 2. Current job, past jobs: Current: Associate, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney. High school, retail; college, retail; JD, law clerkships; post JD, Parrillo Weiss & O’Hal...

Where Do Women Fare Best at Law Firms?

Women account for more than half (51.55%) the associates at law firms in San Francisco, which also ranks second (to Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) in percentage (24.88%) of women holding partnerships at law firms. The ...

Andie Kramer on Men, Women and the Communication Gap

Andrea “Andie” Kramer is a partner in the international law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and a globally recognized expert on financial products. Additionally, in July 2011 she was named board chair of...