Today, women and men graduate from law school in equal numbers and are hired by law firms as associates in equal numbers.  And then things start to fall apart.  By the time they are mid-level associates, women are leaving law firms — for a wide variety of reasons — in significantly greater numbers than men.  In this June 2007 article, a group of women lawyers — moderated by consultant Merrilyn Astin Tarlton — discuss what women want from their profession.

What women (lawyers) want:  Good work; respect; flexible options