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Have We Entered the Era of the Woman Law Firm Leader?


06 Mar 2020
Reprinted with permission.

Morrison & Foerster Managing Partner Tessa Schwartz was featured in a Law360 article that discusses the rise of women leaders at U.S. and global law firms. Tessa called the movement toward gender equality in law firm management a slow and steady, concerted effort that has begun to pay off.

One way law firms have been successful in their diversity efforts is by implementing strong training and mentorship programs for associates and providing opportunities for high potential talent to succeed, she said.

“Being inclusive is not picking and choosing. It’s making leadership opportunities available to everybody and making sure client opportunities are available to everybody,” Tessa said.

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