Resources

ABA - A Current Glance at Women in the Law May 2016

ABA - Commission on Women in the Profession

As the national voice for women lawyers, the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession forges a new and better profession that ensures that women have equal opportunities for professional growth and advancement commensurate with their male counterparts.

ABA - Gender Equity Taskforce

Closing the Gap

Power of the Purse

California Women Lawyers (CLA)

National Association of Women Lawyers

Ninth Annual Survey By National Association of Women Lawyers

NAWL provides leading and innovative research about women in the law. The cutting-edge work includes the highly regarded NAWL National Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms, the first-ever National Survey of Women’s Initiatives, and a planned National Survey on Advancement of Women in Corporate Legal Departments.

Women in the Workplace, 2016

Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA)

Articles and Research Studies

Mansplaining, Manterrupting & Bropropriating: Gender Bias and the Pervasive Interruption of Women (Nextions Yellow Paper Series, 04/2015)

Southern California Super Lawyers 'Hey Chick, Want to Go to Court?'

NY Times 'Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee: Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Women Doing 'Office Housework'"

Suggested Books

One Size Never Fits All: Business Development Strategies Tailored for Women (And Most Men)
Arin N. Reeves
(Business)

Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand '91
(Politics)

Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead
Sheryl Sandberg
(Business)

What Works for Women at Work
Joan C. Williams & Rachel Dempsey
(Business)

How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life
Joanna Barsh, Susie Cranston, Geoffrey Lewis
(Business)

The Board Game: How Smart Women Become Corporate Directors
Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire
(Boards)

Courageous Counsel: Conversations with Women General Counsel in the Fortune 500
Michelle Coleman Mayes and Kara Sophia Baysinger
(Law)

Learning to Lead: What Really Works for Women in Law
Gindi Eckel Vincent and Mary B. Cranston
(Law)

Law and Reorder: Legal Industry Solutions for Restructure, Retention, Promotion & Work/Life Balance
Deborah Henry
(Law)

Finding Bliss: Innovative Legal Models for Happy Clients and Happy Lawyers
Deborah Epstein Henry, Suzie Scanlon Rabinowitz & Garry A. Berger
(Law)

Women Don't Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation –and Positive Strategies for Change
Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever
(Business)

Ladder Down: Success Strategies for Lawyers from Women Who will be Hiring, Reviewing and Promoting You
Lauren Stiller Rikleen
(Law)