There has never been a better time to capitalize on the talents of female in-house counsel yet, women face real barriers to advancement. High-performing female lawyers exiting the legal profession leave a "leaky pipeline" to senior legal positions. It is in these senior positions that women have the greatest effect on the bottom line; hence, efforts to repair this pipeline may be necessary sooner rather than later. ... [ full article ]
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