Tag Archives: gender

Not just ownership, but understanding: ‘Women-owned’

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You might have noticed that we have a banner on our website that says “Women-Owned”. You know what it means: that Firm Forward is owned by women. But do you know the true meaning of having a business run by a woman – especially one that assists law firms? 1. Gender inequity in law firms Women are still underrepresented and underpaid in law firms, especially at senior levels. According to Thomson Reuters, “law firms continue […]

ABA’s Survey of Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Law Practice Report

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The American Bar Association conducted a Survey of Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Law Practice, and here is the report: https://www.americanbar.org/initiatives/practice-forward. We are not surprised that 81% of the respondents are white, nor that women are more likely than men to have personal responsibility for child care, and significantly more likely to have taken on *more* child care responsibility during the pandemic. The effects of the pandemic on women and lawyers of color are very similar when it comes […]