2019 Spring Business Edition

The Best Lawyers Business Edition celebrates women lawyers who excel in their specific practice areas by highlighting their opinions and achievements within their specialty areas.

Cover Story

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?

In-House Counsel

Nancy Lippincott

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?

In Focus

The Silent Epidemic

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.

Alternate Routes

Jennifer Alvey

For many women, a government job is an ideal—albeit necessary—springboard to a law-firm partnership.

2019 Women in the Law at a Glance

Best Lawyers

2019 "Women in the Law" by the numbers.

Viewpoints

Lecher Pays

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.

All Aboard

Patricia Brown Holmes

What effect is California’s new law mandating more women in corporate boardrooms likely to have?