F&P has smashed the glass ceiling in 2020, according to Law360’s annual report. The firm ranked 7th for female representation among equity partners (36.4%) at firms with 51-100 attorneys, and 14th when including total female attorney count (46.5% at the time of the survey, currently 49%) at firms with less than 100 attorneys. Both of these lists are national.
Today women make up about 40% of law school students, but less than a quarter of these attorneys will reach an equity partner status or be on an executive committee according to the survey. Though improvements have been made, the legal industry still struggles with overall female representation. F&P prides itself on being a front runner in providing and hiring a diverse workforce and thanks Legal360 for recognizing the firms that are making efforts to close the gender gap.
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