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Press For The Progress That You Deserve: International Women’s Day 2018The 2018 International Women's Day theme is #PressforProgress, which unquestionably means different things to different people. However, I think it's safe to say that most all women support gender equality and equal pay, and want to work in a safe environment where they feel valued for their professional contributions. While the legal field is certainly not immune to gender parity issues, being a female and an attorney does not necessarily mean you're forever disadvantaged against your male counterparts.
Art of Authenticity: 5 Takeaways from the Working Mother PanelLast week I had the honor of moderating a panel of four strong working mothers as part of the Best Law Firms for Women Career Accelerator Summit. For an hour and a half, we talked about the single biggest challenge for women - integrating work and life. While everyone has their own story and unique set of circumstances, there were 5 common themes that kept coming up during our discussion.
2016 Working Mother & Flex-Time Lawyers Best Law Firms for Women
Special Counsel would like to congratulate the law firms that have earned a place on the 2016 Working Mother & Flex-Time Lawyers Best Law Firms for Women list!
5 Tips for Recruiting and Retaining Women Lawyers
Women are entering the law firm workforce in solid numbers, but their numbers diminish rapidly as you look higher up the ranks.
4 Tips for Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Lawyers
Diversity—or Lack of Diversity—in “Biglaw” The American Lawyer recently issued its 2016 Diversity Scorecard on how Biglaw firms in the U.S.
An Autism Connection: Personal + Professional
See how a wonderful autistic child and a passion for legal staffing helped us collaborate with Autism Speaks and their new jobs portal.
Special Counsel Gives Back This Holiday Season
Special Counsel is proud to give back to our community.
Special Counsel Teams up with HNBA to Make a Difference
At Special Counsel, we are committed to making a difference in the legal community by recruiting, hiring, retaining and promoting the very best employees and candidates — regardless of background,…
The Missing Link in the Promotion of Women Lawyers
Why Law Firm Culture Needs To Shift For Women Lawyers I recently attended Rules for Success: Ten Things Women Shouldn’t Do presented by Vivia Chen, Chief Blogger for the Careerist,…