Resources for Law Firms/Employers

Know of a resource that should be added to the list? Contact Cindy Neagle, Missouri Bar liaison to the Joint Commission on Women in the Profession. 

Retention & Advancement


The 5:1 Male/Female Partner Ratio

Harvard Business Review: How One Law Firm Maintains Gender Balance

The Opt-In Project Report: Innovative Strategies for Retaining Female Talent [PDF]

Effective Policies and Programs for Retention and Advancement of Women in the Law (2011) [PDF]

Law & Re-Order: Legal Industry Solutions for Restructure, Retention, Promotion, & Work/Life Balance (2010)

Best Law Firms for Women (2013)

Women's Leadership Edge

Combating Junior Lawyer Fallout (2011) Part I [PDF]

Combating Junior Lawyer Fallout (2011) Part II [PDF]

Ambition: Women Powering Up [PDF]

Evaluation & Compensation


Fair Measure: Toward Effective Attorney Evaluations (2008)

Closing the Gap: A Road Map for Achieving Gender Pay Equity in Law Firm Partner Compensation [PDF]

Toolkit for Gender Equity in Partner Compensation

Power of the Purse: How General Counsel Can Impact Pay Equity for Women Lawyers [PDF]

New Millennium, Same Glass Ceiling? The Impact of Law Firm Compensation Systems on Women
by The Project for Attorney Retention and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (2010)

Reduced Hours & Work/Life Balance


The Business Case for Reduced Hours

Increase Profits and Savings Through Work/Life Balance (2009) [PDF]

Reduced Hours, Full Success: Part-Time Partners in U.S. Law Firms (2009) [PDF]

Diversity and Flexibility Connection – Best Practices (2009) [PDF]

Solving the Part-Time Puzzle: The Law Firm's Guide to Balanced Hours (2004)

Tips on Drafting a Flex-Time and Reduced-Time Policy (2003) [PDF]

Retention and Reduced Hours: The Untold Story About Why Women Leave the Workforce

Why Work/Life Still Matters (2013) [PDF]