Day: October 3, 2013

Good for Women? Good for Law Firm Pro Bono

What do 39 of the Law Firm Pro Bono Project’s Member Firms and/or Challenge Signatories have in common?  They rank among the top 50 Best Law Firms for Women according to the Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers 2013 list. These law firms are leaders not just in pro bono but in advancing women’s interests.  They frequently promote women to leadership positions, offer generous parental leave, and allow flexible schedules and telecommuting.  It turns out that family-friendly firms also tend to support successful pro bono programs and vice versa; the two go hand-in-hand.  Indeed, there are notable parallels between efforts to

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