Connecticut Bar Foundation Fellows Roundtable: Women in the Legal Profession: "Some Cause for Optimism?"

September 11, 2014
Bistro Mediterranean and Tapas Bar, 383 Main Street, East Haven, CT

Wiggin and Dana Partner Erika Amarante and Cynthia Carr, Deputy General Counsel of Yale University, will lead a discussion on "Women in the Legal Profession: ‘Some Cause for Optimism?'" Participation is limited to 30 CBF Fellows.

This lively discussion will address questions, such as:

  • Should we be concerned about the persistent presence of gender inequity?
  • What prevents women achieving parity in leadership positions?
  • Why do women still lag behind men in compensation?
  • Is there a higher rate of attrition among women lawyers?
  • Does the current structure of law firms impact the advancement of women?

Wiggin and Dana Partner William Prout and the Honorable Jonathan E. Silbert are the regional co-hosts for this roundtable.