Bloomberg Law
April 16, 2019, 7:24 PM

Yale Law Women Report Shows Even Best Firms Can Improve Ranks

Stephanie Russell-Kraft
Stephanie Russell-Kraft
Special Correspondent

Major law firms are gaining in promoting and advancing women and offering family friendly policies but improvement is slow, the annual Yale Law Women report showed on Tuesday.

Just three of the firms making the report’s Top 10 list this year for gender equity, for instance, have at least 25 percent women in their equity partnership ranks. In last year’s report, only one firm in the category hit that benchmark.

“One really important thing we’ve seen is the immense need for improvement overall,” said Elizabeth Levin, co-chair of the Top 10 committee. “We have a Top 10 list of firms ...

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