Women Lawyers and Obstacles to Leadership

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MIT Workplace Center

A Report of MIT Workplace Center Surveys on Comparative Career Decisions and Attrition Rates of Women and Men in Massachusetts Law Firms concludes that women lawyers jump off the partnership track at a much higher rate than their male counterparts, and the reason remains rooted in the "neo-traditional division of family labor" that leaves women bearing greater responsibility for children and households.

—Mona Harrington, MIT Workplace Center
—Helen Hsi, Sloan School of Management
—Spring 2007

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Hat Tip to Robert Ambrogi.

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