Fox Rothschild to Sponsor the National Association of Women Lawyers Pipeline to Equity Partnership EventSeptember 20, 2013 – Press Releases
Fox Rothschild is proud to sponsor the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) conference on “The Pipeline to Equity Partnership,” on behalf of the firm’s Women’s Initiative. The event takes place on Friday, September 20, 2013 at the Hotel Monaco in Philadelphia.
The all-day programis specifically tailored for women income partners, counsel and senior associates who are on the brink of equity partnership. Supporting the NAWL challenge to increase the percentage of women equity partners to 30 percent by 2015, the program combines hands-on learning with insights and guidance from distinguished panel members on the new skills, strategies and priorities that women lawyers need to develop to become an owner of the business.
The program allows for frank conversation and exchange of ideas on the ethical and professional challenges women lawyers encounter in the pipeline to equity partnership. Guidance on such topics as gender bias, effective and ethical client management and the risk of internal firm politics will set the stage for participants to learn how to align their skills to their particular firm’s strategy, culture and position in the marketplace.
Fox Rothschild recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to the retention and advancement of qualified women attorneys. Women lawyers at Fox Rothschild sit on the firm’s executive committee, serve as department chairs and practice group leaders and lead numerous firm-wide committees.
The firm’s Women’s Initiative is dedicated to promoting women attorneys within the firm as well as advancing Fox’s women attorneys in the legal community. As a result of the extensive Women’s Initiative program, Fox was named to the 2013 Honor Roll of Legal Organizations Welcoming Women Professionals by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession.
In keeping with its mission statement, Fox’s Women’s Initiative provides a comprehensive, firmwide program for women attorneys at the firm. The firm offer assistance with marketing and networking, mentoring and work/life balance as well as invests resources into the recruitment and career development of women attorneys. Additionally, Fox attorneys are deeply connected to the communities in which they live and work, and participate in and contribute to numerous organizations, including those dedicated to women’s interests.