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45th anniversary of Title IX cause for celebration, June 22, 2017, USA Today

Women Fight Back Against The Lawyer Pay Divide (subscription required), October 31, 2016, Law360 (subscription required)

Legal Industry Struggles To Shake Its Sex Harassment Problem (subscription required), October 31, 2016, Law360 (subscription required)

Women lawyers at Wall Street firms are rarely partners, study finds, April 21, 2016, ABA Journal

Women Missing Out On Lead Roles In Court, Study Says, April 21, 2016, Law360 (subscription required)

What Happens At Law Firms When Women Take Charge, April 20, 2016, Law360 (subscription required)

Minority women are disappearing from BigLaw--and here's why, March 1, 2016, ABA Journal

Women as Lead Counsel at Trial: What You Can Do to Take the Lead, November 19, 2015, ABA Commission on Women in the Profession

Let’s Expose the Gender Pay Gap, August 13, 2015, New York Times

Where Are All The Women In The Plaintiffs' Bar?, July 17, 2015, Law360 (Registration required)

OPINION: Litigation Finance Can Help Break The Glass Ceiling, July 15, 2015, Law360

Female Lawyers Less Likely to Be First Chair, Study Finds, July 14, 2015, The Legal Intelligencer (Registration required)

44 law firms become WILEF Gold Standard certified for bringing women up to positions of power, June 25, 2015, Inside Counsel

Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz, Barbara Babcock

LGBT Update: Corporate Culture and Leadership Key to supporting LGBT professionals in your team, The Glass Hammer

Bringin' in the Rain: A Woman Lawyer's Guide to Business Development, Sara Holtz

Which Firms Offer Women The Most Power And Highest Pay? (2015), June 22, 2015, Above the Law

Female Attys Gain Equity Partner Roles, Higher Pay, June 22, 2015, Law360

Women Making Progress in Law Firms, but Still Behind, June 22, 2015, Wall Street Journal

Top Firms for Women for Equity and Power, June 19, 2015, The American Lawyer (Registration required)

Why the Griswold Case Matters to 99% of Women (and Everyone Else Too), June 7, 2015, National Women's Law Center

Why Is the Maternal Wage Gap So Much Worse in Some States than Others?, June 3, 2015, Slate

The war for talent spurred this law firm to offer 22 weeks of paid parental leave — but will women take it?, May 27, 2015, Bizwomen

Mom: The Designated Worrier, May 8, 2015, The New York Times

Magna Carta, The British Library

Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Capture Your Data and Control Your World, Bruce Schneier

A Women-Led Law Firm that Lets Partners Be Parents, New York Times, May 1, 2015

Blog to Establish Your Expertise and Build Referral Networks, Victoria Santoro, Attorneys at Work

The Glass Ceiling Report, April 19, 2015, Law360.com (subscription required)

Law Firm Biases Continue To Thwart Women, April 19, 2015, Law360.com (subscription required)

Our Lost Constitution: The Willful Subversion of America’s Founding Document, Mike Lee

The Mommy-Track for Lawyers: 5 Career Options, Attorney Diaries (blog post)

Betty Folliard, Changemaker: The organizer of the "We are Women" Minnesota Delegration led a trip to the Washington, D.C. rally and renewed efforts to pass the ERA, Minnesota Women's Press, March 23, 2015

Women in History: Lawyers and Judges, Library of Congress, March 6, 2015

The Best (and Worst) Paying Cities for Women, 24/7 Wall Street, March 6, 2015

Op-Ed: The female millennial: A new era of talent, March 5, 2015, The Glass Hammer

NAWBO turns 40: A look back at the organization that changed the game for women in business in the U.S., March 3, 2015, Bizwomen

TechFlash Q&A: Six Savvy women VCs explain why diversity matters, March 2, 2015, Bizwomen

Minnesota's female lawyers, judges celebrate milestones, February 23, 2015, Star Tribune

The Unsinkable R.G.B. - The Nonretiring Justice Ginsberg, February 22, 2015, The New York Times

Women's Legal History, Website

A Definitive Strategy To Eliminate the Gender Pay Gap, FastCompany.com

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Isn't Giving Up Her Fight for Women's Rights, February 12, 2015, Bloomberg Business

Engaging Men: Why Conversation Can Be a Catalyst to Progress, February 6, 2015, The Glass Hammer

Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee, February 6, 2015, New York Times

Engaging Men as Allies: Nine Emerging Practices, February 4, 2015, The Glass Hammer

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Proposes Updated Sex Discrimination Rule, January 28, 2015, OFCCP

Speaking While Female: Why Women Stay Quiet at Work, January 12, 2015, New York Times

When Talking About Bias Backfires, December 6, 2014, New York Times

Learning to Lead: What Really Works for Women in the Law, American Bar Association

New online resource: Grit Project Toolkit, November 23, 2014, American Bar Association

What Drives Male Diversity Champions, November 18, 2014, The Glass Hammer

Attorney At Law Special Edition: Women in the Law, Various authors

Study: Women with more children are more productive at work, October 30, 2014, Washington Post

Frank, et al. v. Governor Scott Walker: Hon. Richard Posner Dissent, Hon. Richard Posner

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War, Karen Abbott

Rebels at the Bar: The Fascinating, Forgotten Stories of America’s First Women Lawyers, April 15, 2013, Jill Norgren

Thrive: A New Lawyer's Guide to Law Firm Practice, Desirée Moore, December 7, 2013

"Female Lawyers Still Battle Gender Bias", Wall Street Journal, May 4, 2014

Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who Would Be President, March 1, 2008, Jill Norgren

Why Women Don’t Negotiate Their Job Offers, June 19, 2014, Harvard Business Review

Learning to Lead: What Really Works for Women in Law, June 10, 2014, Gindi Eckel Vincent, et al.

ABC News correspondent Martha Raddatz talks “ban bossy” and “having it all”, March 20, 2014, The Washington Post

Women Leaders Must Dive In, Not Just Lean In, March 17, 2014, Forbes

Author, N. Va. native Helen Wan on the ‘bamboo ceiling’, February 13, 2014, The Washington Post

The Most Undervalued Leadership Traits Of Women, February 3, 2014, Forbes

Wall Street Mothers, Stay-Home Fathers, December 7, 2013, The New York Times

Facebook's Sandberg calls on women to be aggressive leaders, October 3, 2013, Star Tribune

Law Firm Leaders Focus on Empowering Women Attorneys, October 3, 2013, Legal Times Blog

Law Firm Diversity Improving Slowly But Surely, Survey Says, September 13, 2013 Law360.com (subscription required)

Harvard Business School Case Study: Gender Equity, September 7, 2013, New York Times

Pay equity is necessary for all lawyers to thrive, say prominent women lawyers at ABA meeting, August 10, 2013, American Bar Association

Women lawyers in red celebrate 25 years of progress, vow to continue fight for equality, August 10, 2013, American Bar Association

Closing the Gap - A Roadmap for Achieving Gender Pay Equity in Law Firm Partner Compensation, August 1, 2013, American Bar Association

Another Judge Prods Plaintiffs Lawyers On Diversity, May 23, 2013, American Lawyer

Women in Law, June 2013, ABA Journal

13 Pioneering Women in American Law (gallery), June 1, 2013 ABA Journal

Meet 6 law firm leaders, each with a different story, each at the top of her game, June 1, 2013 ABA Journal

The Tyranny of the Queen Bee, March 1, 2013 The Wall Street Journal

Work-Family Guilt Is Wasted Energy, February 25, 2013, Harvard Business Review

She’s (Rarely) the Boss, January 26, 2013, The New York Times

Two Ways Women Can Network More Effectively, Based on Research, November 26, 2012, Harvard Business Review

Report of a National Survey of Women's Initiatives: The Strategy, Structure and Scope of Women's Initiatives in Law Firms, November 26, 2012, The NAWL Foundation

Report of a National Survey of Women's Initiatives: The Strategy, Structure and Scope of Women's Initiatives in Law Firms, November 26, 2012, The NAWL Foundation

A Courthouse Of Their Own, November 21, 2012, The Recorder (subscription may be required to view)

San Francisco Women Leaders in Law - Champion Networkers, October 31, 2012, The Recorder

What Women Know about Leadership that Men Don't, October 30, 2012, Harvard Business Review

Female Equity Partners Paid Less Than Males For Same Work, October 23, 2012, Law360.com (registration may be required to view)

SCOTUS Justices Kagan, Ginsburg Discuss Gender, October 22, 2012, Gavel Grab

Women Lag in Top Law Review Jobs, October 19, 2012, Law.com (registration may be required to view)

The New Mommy Track, October 15, 2012, Law.com (registration may be required to view)

How and Why Women Attorneys Should Pursue Power, October 15, 2012, Law.com (registration may be required to view)

Innovative Managing Partner: Crowell's Ellen Moran Dwyer, October 3, 2012, Law360 (registration may be required to view)

The Sponsor Effect: Breaking Through the Last Glass Ceiling, December 1, 2010, Harvard Business Review

The Imperfect Balance Between Work and Life, August 28, 2012, Harvard Business Review

Women Can Ask—But They Won't Get It, August 14, 2012, The Careerist

Number Of Women GCs In Fortune 500 Hits New High: Survey, August 13, 2012, Law360 (registration may be required to view)

The Equity Gap: A Special Report on Women in the Partnership, July 23, 2012, The National Law Journal (registration may be required to view)

Big Firms with Big Profits Are Promoting More Women to Equity Partners, July 22, 2012, The Careerist

At Big Firms, Equity Gender Gap Persists, July 22, 2012, The National Law Journal (registration may be required to view)

Chart: Firms Ranked by Women Equity Partners, July 22, 2012, The AmLaw Daily (registration may be required to view)

Only 50 Large Law Firms Have Female Leaders, June 15, 2012, Law360 (registration may be required to view)

ILEF and the Gold Standard (Part I): Increasing Women Leadership in the Law and How Law Students Can Help, June 5, 2012, Ms. JD

The Road to Independence: 101 Women’s Journeys to Starting Their Own Law Firms, April 16, 2012, The American Bar Association

Sharp, Samsung, Others To Pay $538M To Settle LCD Case, January, 3, 2012, Law360 (registration may be required to view)

The National Association of Women Lawyers Report of the Sixth Annual National Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms, October 2011, The NAWL Foundation and the National Association of Women Lawyers

The Trials of Being Apart, November 7, 2011, WSJ's The Juggle

The World's Most Powerful People: A Closer Look At Six Women Who Matter, November 7, 2011, Forbes

Keeping High-Performing Moms in the Workplace, November 7, 2011, ForbesWoman

Female Associate Ranks Dwindled In 2011: Survey, November 4, 2011, Law360 (registration may be required to view)

Developing Your Personal Work-Life Balance, October 27, 2011, The Glass Hammer

For Women, Parity Is Still a Subtly Steep Climb, October 8, 2011, The New York Times

Women, Minorities Still Underrepresented In Law: Study, September 6, 2011, Law360 (registration may be required to view)

When Eldercare Clashes with Childcare, September 6, 2011, WSJ's The Juggle

2011 Working Mother Best Companies for Kids, September 2011, Working Mother Magazine

Women in Business: Still Lonely at the Top, July 21, 2011, The Economist

A Woman's Place: Can Sheryl Sandberg upend Silicon Valley's male-dominated culture?, July 11, 2011, The New Yorker

New UN Women Report Highlights Disparity Between Law and Practice, July 8, 2011, The Glass Hammer

Are Moms and Dads Interchangeable?, June 20, 2011, The New York Times

It's certified: These firms empower women, June 14, 2011, The National Law Journal

Most Powerful Moms in Non-Profits, June 6, 2011, Working Mother Magazine

Raised in a Revolution, June 2, 2011, PINK Magazine

When Silence Is Not Golden, June 1, 2011, PINK Magazine

Think Oral Arguments Are Important? Think Again, Justice Alito Says, May 17, 2011, ABA Journal

Hillary Clinton's Private Side, May 9, 2011, Working Mother Magazine

About 25 Percent of Lawyer Moms Leave the Workplace, Study Finds, May 9, 2011, ABA Journal

How to Get Some 'Me Time', May 1, 2011, WSJ's The Juggle

Firms Must Employ Transparency to Eliminate Hidden Bias against Female Leaders, April 27, 2011, The Glass Hammer

Latina Lawyers Before the Supreme Court, April 21, 2011, Feminist Law Professors

BigLaw Email Bans Short Skirts and Stiletto Heels, Asks Women to Please Brush Their Hair, April 11, 2011, ABA Journal

Benchmarking Women in BigLaw, March 30, 2011, New York Lawyer

Taking an objective measure of firms that promote women, March 25, 2011, The National Law Journal

Top Companies - 2011 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women: The List, March 17, 2011, Working Mother Media Inc.

Not So Sweet 16 (registration required), March 10, 2011, Law360

A woman's touch - Throwing batting practice in the majors puts this pitching pioneer in a league of her own, March 2, 2011, The Boston Globe

Women Are Gaining In Education, Still Lagging In Pay Says First Federal Report On Women in 50 Years, March 1, 2011, Forbes

The State of American Women, March 1, 2011, The Wall Street Journal

The Silence of Women, January 21, 2011, The Careerist

After 'mancession,' women falling behind, January 20, 2011, msnbc.com

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: Why Few Women at Top, January 4, 2011, The Wall Street Journal

Reed Smith partner files gender bias suit, December 7, 2010, Pittsburgh Business Times

Orders Highlight Need for Diversity in Appointing Class Counsel, December 1, 2010, ABA Litigation News

Memo - Re: United States v. Lacey, et al., November 17, 2010

Women Still Short in Equity Partner Ranks: Survey, November 9, 2010, Law360 (registration required)

Report of the Fifth Annual National Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms, October 2010, The National Association of Women Lawyers® and The NAWL Foundation®

Judge Retreats From Diversity Talk Amid Firms' Anger, October 28, 2010, Law360 (registration required)

Judge's Unusual Order Revives Law Firm Diversity Issue, October 28, 2010, Law.com

Are Young Women Turning Their Backs on Law School?, Spring 2010, ABA Perspectives

Where Having It All Doesn't Mean Having Equality, October 11, 2010, The New York Times

Family Ties: The private and public lives of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, October 1, 2010, ABA Journal

Survey Shows Law Firms' Minority Hiring Is Stagnating, October 1, 2010, The National Law Journal

2010 Working Mother 100 Best Companies, September 14, 2010, Working Mother Magazine

Women Lawyers Celebrate Inroads, Denounce Vestiges of Inequality, August 8, 2010, ABA Journal

A Labor Market Punishing to Mothers, August 3, 2010, The New York Times

Firms Get Creative to Grow Female Partner Ranks, August 2, 2010, Law360 (registration required)

She shoots, she scores!, August 1, 2010, The Boston Globe

Even Female Law Partners Suffer Wage Disparities, July 9, 2010, Newsweek

Female Partners Say Firm Bias To Blame For Pay Gap, July 7, 2010, Law360 (registration required)

Tipping the Scales, July 1, 2010, ABA Journal

How Women Changed The High Court ... And Didn't, June 25, 2010, NPR

The End of Men, June 15, 2010, The Atlantic

Harvard Law Women Opt Out, June 15, 2010, The Careerist

Law Prof Decries "Beauty Bias" and Killer Shoes, Suggests Legal Remedies for the Former, May 20, 2010, ABA Journal

The Supreme Court Needs More Mothers, May 16, 2010, The Washington Post

Female Partners Bullied Over Compensation: Study, April 29, 2010, Law360

Survey: Women making steady partnership headway, April 23, 2010, Boston Business Journal

Multiple Women Make Partner at Some Firms, While Others Promote All-Male Classes, April 20, 2010, ABA Journal

Not All Differences in Earnings Are Created Equal, April 11, 2010, The Wall Street Journal

Surprisingly, Family Time Has Grown, April 5, 2010, The New York Times

Law Firms Must Act to Offset Diversity Setbacks, March 30, 2010, The Legal Intelligencer

Behind Consumer Agency Idea, a Tireless Advocate, March 24, 2010, The New York Times

Unequal partners in law: Bias or women's personal choice?, March 19, 2010, The Las Vegas Sun

Awareness Rises, but Women Still Lag in Pay, March 8, 2010, The New York Times

The World's Best Countries for Women, March 8, 2010, The New York Times Economix Blog

Saudi to allow female lawyers to set up law firms, March 2, 2010, ArabianBusiness.com

New Catalyst Report: Senior Women 3 Times More Likely to Lose Job than Senior Men, February 25, 2010, The Glass Hammer

Reflections from a Headhunter & Hiring Partner: Stopping Sexual Harassment (Enough is Enough!), February 22, 2010, Ms. JD

Women and the Boardroom: Practice effective networking at all levels of your career to be on track for the boardroom, February 18, 2010, The Glass Hammer

Firm Hit Over Partner's Hiring Question: How Can We Identify New Mom's Commitment?, February 16, 2010, Debra Cassens Weiss, ABA Journal

Women in Federal and State-level Judgeships, Spring 2010, Center for Women in Government & Civil Society, University at Albany, SUNY

Six Law Firms Make Fortune's List of Top 100 Places to Work, January 21, 2010, ABA Journal

Where U.S. Women Earn the Most, Despite the Gap, January 7, 2010, The Glass Hammer

Opinion: Is your firm's women's initiative all that it can be?, Volume 2 Issue 1, Women Legal Magazine

Women Still Number Too Few in Partner Ranks, December 11, 2009, Law360

Work-Life Balance in the Legal Profession: A Necessity Even in a Down Economy, December 4, 2009, The Glass Hammer

National Association of Women Lawyers' Fourth Annual National Survey On Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms, November 24, 2009, The Glass Hammer

Do Women Create Their Own Glass Ceilings?, November 17, 2009, The Glass Hammer

Corporate Counsel Push Diversity Despite Downturn, November 13, 2009, Law360

Clearing the Path to Partnership for Female Lawyers, November 11, 2009, ALB Legal News

Fund Plans to Invest in Companies With Women as Directors, October 26, 2009, The New York Times

Do Women Make Better Judges?, October 2, 2009, Slate

Tips For Firms On Making Flextime Work, October 5, 2009, Law360

Childs: percentage of female partners at CC is "not good enough", September 28, 2009, Julia Berris, The Lawyer

The Best Cities For Working Mothers, August 4, 2009, Forbes

At a Symposium of Judges, a Debate on the Laws of Fashion, August 2, 2009, authored by John Schwartz, The New York Times

Precedents: Women Gain the Right to Vote, August 2009 issue of the ABA Journal

The Elusive Balance: Tips to Assess and Meet Your Work-Life Needs, Summer 2008, Deborah Epstein Henry, The Woman Advocate, A Newsletter of the American Bar Association, Section of Litigation

Fixing the Economy? It's Women's Work., July 12, 2009, The Washington Post

The Place of Women on the Court, July 7, 2009, The New York Times

Forbes: Lawyer is third most lucrative career path for women, June 30, 2009, Minnesota Lawyer Blog

Peaceful Revolution: Women and Work: Why Employers' Work/Life Policies Can--and Should--Survive the Recession, March 28, 2009, by Joan Williams, The Huffington Post

Balanced Lives: Changing the Culture of Legal Practice, ABA Commission on Women in the Profession

Women in the Legal Profession: Model Policies and Reports, Stanford Center on the Legal Profession (compilation of articles)

Advancing Women in the Profession: Action Plans for Women's Bar Associations, June 11-12, 2007, (report on the conference)

Getting Back: The Path for Lawyers to Return to Practice, Spring 2007, Deborah Epstein Henry, National Association of Women Lawyers Journal



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