Thursday, May 23, 1:30 PM
Businesses and law firms have been searching for the Rosetta Stone that unlocks the secret to advancing women lawyers, but only one conclusion is clear – there is none. Instead, experts suggest that businesses focus on the culture of their organizations, recognizing that each individual must work through a challenging array of variables when deciding what is best for their careers, and must do so with their employer and other colleagues.
So, what exactly does "culture" mean? What should that culture be? What are the issues that an appropriate culture will address? How does that culture respond? What are the specific benefits and elements of a successful culture? Are there areas that even a strong culture cannot address?
Moderated by an attorney employed by the largest construction law firm in the U.S., a panel of women attorneys whose careers have taken differing directions will offer insights on the importance of "culture.”
Upon completion of this session, attendees will be able to: