Women Dominate Law Firm Business Pro Ranks, New Survey Finds

A first-of-its-kind survey looking at diversity in the business professional teams in law firms found that many of the firms were more diverse than they thought and have a strong female presence, but that leadership ranks within these teams are more evenly split.

Results of the survey, conducted by Calibrate Legal, suggest that women play a major role in the business of law firms, but may not be advancing at the same rate as their male peers. While the more junior ranks of these business departments are predominantly female, the leadership at the top does not match that proportion.

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