January 01, 2015

A Woman at Big Law No Regrets (Off the Record)

A litigator relates how she eventually became the only woman in the room.

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As litigators say, the usual stips apply. Let’s stipulate that the question “Do you have regrets?” is less likely to be asked of a middle-aged man in a remunerative, waningly prestigious job. Let’s also stipulate that I do regret writing this anonymously, but entre nous, I don’t want to make any formal statements right now on the “women in the law” topic. So this article is subject to Rule 408 and not admissible as anything other than a personal rant and exhortation to young Big Law women to suck it up, stick it out, and join me.

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