Yale Law Women

Press Release: Yale Law Women Announces 2013 Top Ten Family Friendly Firms

Yale Law Women (YLW) is pleased to announce its eighth annual Top Ten Family Friendly Firms List. Yale Law Women produces its annual Top Ten Family Friendly Firms List to monitor trends in family friendliness in the Vault 100, raise awareness of gender disparities within the legal profession, highlight progress and innovative solutions, and identify areas for improvement. We believe that the legal profession should allow all attorneys to cultivate their best selves in their work and balance a challenging and engaging career with personal interests and obligations.The 2013 Top Ten Firms, in alphabetical order, are:Arnold & JaworskiFulbright & Jaworski…

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Yale Law Women

Not as Equal As We’d Like to Believe

Editor's Note: This post was authored by the members of Yale Law Women's Board Fran Faircloth, Casey Hinkle, Ruth Anne French-Hodson, Josephine Lau, Mridula Raman, Alice Shih, Julie Qian Wang, and Carly Zubrzycki.On October 13, 2010, the young initiates of Yale College’ s Delta Kappa Epsilon gathered on campus to chant such lines as “No means yes! Yes means anal!” as part of a pledge ritual. These actions, compounded by a delayed response from Yale University and a Yale Daily News editorial entitled “The Right Kind of Feminism,” sparked a campus controversy. Their impact, however, extends well beyond Yale University.…

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