Mommy Issues

  • Feminism, Gender, In-House Counsel, Kids, Small Law Firms, Women's Issues

    Size Matters: A Conversation with Mae O’Malley

    If you ask a small-firm attorney what is the advantage of a small firm over Biglaw, most will tell you that smaller size makes firms more nimble and better able to adapt to client needs and market changes. It stands to reason, then, that small firms could revolutionize the law firm model. But what changes should small firms make? To answer these questions, Valerie Katz spoke to Mae O’Malley, founder of Paragon Legal, and a visionary when it comes to offering legal services….

    14 Comments / / Oct 20, 2011 at 5:20 PM
  • Feminism, Gender, Kids, Pregnancy / Paternity, Women's Issues

    K&L Gates: Closed to Associate Mothers?

    From time to time, we’ve tried to track whether or not the Biglaw layoffs have had a disparate impact on women or minorities. There hasn’t been a lot of hard evidence. We did a story last year on layoffs at Squire Sanders that seemed to disproportionately affect women. And this year we ran a report […]

    160 Comments / / Jun 8, 2010 at 1:16 PM