Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Cecily T. Barclay
As you navigate your legal career, regular honest assessments of your professional, personal, and civic responsibilities and achievements will help you make the most of each.
Deborah S. Chang
How best to rectify the substantial gender imbalance in the legal profession—and the courtroom? Harness the legend of a butt-kicking Greek goddess and the collective power of six talented trial lawyers.
The support of entire law firms, organizations and senior counsel members will be the key to encouraging female solicitors and positive change in the industry.
Tracy Collins Ortlieb
In progressive legal circles, the name Robbie Kaplan has emerged as an omnipresent force for equal and human rights.
One woman’s journey from immigrant daughter to immigration attorney: her passion, purpose, and pursuit of excellence.
Women in the Legal and Medical Professions Can Work Together to Dismantle Gender Inequality
From a silent victim of hometown segregation to Air Force captain and lawyer of consummate skill, Karen Evans exemplifies leadership—and vows always to help those who seek to follow her path.
Sarah F. King
Medical malpractice still disproportionately affects women. Why? And what can be done to fix it?
How my firm defies the statistics on women in legal leadership—and how yours can too.
Melinda S. Gentile
The Realities and Implications of Diversity and Inclusion in Construction Law
Joyce D. Edelman
Fighting for gender equity in the law firm can seem like the very definition of a thankless task. But you just might find yourself able to make great strides.
Kelly Twiss Noonan
Gender diversity within our firm isn’t just the right thing to do—it’s also good for business, and it’s helping us manage the unprecedented coronavirus crisis.
Kate Rockwood and Amanda Hermans
What’s being done to improve the gender patent gap—and how attorneys can help.
Lizzie Fletcher was a star lawyer in Houston before defeating a nine-term incumbent to win a seat in Congress last November. What the much-lauded work she did in her first career teach her about how to succeed in this new one?
Kelly S. Hughes
Obsessive-compulsive and anxiety disorders are far more common among lawyers than other professionals. It’s past time to address the problem.
Ann E. Evanko and Katherine L. Wood
Can social change be sped up via legislation? A key provision of the recent tax-law overhaul, clearly written with #MeToo in mind, suggests it can.
Patricia Brown Holmes
What effect is California’s new law mandating more women in corporate boardrooms likely to have?
Kathryn A. Graves
The practice of family law has changed substantially in recent decades. How is it different—and how does that affect the lawyers who specialize in it?
Will more women in law school mean more women in the law?
Berry Appleman & Leiden
BAL's commitment to equality in the workplace.
Fine, Kaplan and Black
Roberta Liebenberg discusses her first-of-its-kind empirical study.