Sharing the Power: Women giving business to other women

One prominent female attorney recounts how important it is for female inside counsel to give business to women in law firms

Kelly Ann Cartwright

Currently, there are only 108 women general counsels in the Fortune 500, representing a mere 21 percent of the total. While that number is disappointingly low, it is clear that it will not stay at that level forever. There are a number of highly successful female inside counsel who have made a point to “share the power,” sending business to female outside counsel. 

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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