Apparently lack of self promotion hurts women in large law firms. Who knew?
No question, this lack of self-promotion plays out in law firms, and it does so to the detriment of women. Look no further than the statistics that have plagued our profession for years as proof of this: just 2 percent of the chairs of major law firms are women, 19 percent of the partners at large law firms are women. Here and there you find the token “woman’s seat” on the executive committee.