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Consultation for Law Firms

The attrition of talented women from law firms continues to create a significant “brain drain” as well as enormous financial cost.  Research consistently indicates that women DO NOT leave their firms due to the "pull" of home.  Rather, women feel pushed out by their firms’ failures to provide equitable opportunities for them to succeed. Without efforts to level the playing field, firms fail to reap the benefits of their investments in hiring and training the gifted women they recruited to their firms.


In addition, the rankings in widely read industry publications can bring uncomfortable attention to firms that have had difficulty retaining women lawyers.  Firms are increasingly being asked by clients to account for the attrition of women attorneys and their absence from leadership ranks.


The bottom-line benefits to businesses with a significant presence of women among their leadership ranks have been repeatedly documented.  Firms failing to retain and advance women will not reap these rewards.


Lawyers Life Coach is the leader in providing career advancement and leadership programming for women attorneys.  Since 1998, we have facilitated the success of 100s of women in law firms and corporate legal departments.


Lawyers Life Coach specializes in advising law firms and legal employers of all sizes on those processes necessary to:

  • create inclusive, multi-cultural workplaces
  • reduce unexamined bias in assignment, evaluation and compensation processes
  • implement balanced-hours policies
  • develop effective women’s initiatives
  • create internal women’s networks designed to facilitate cross selling and business development
  • provide leadership development for women working in work environments with traditional male models of leadership
  • create joint firm-client leadership programs to accomplish both business- development and women’s-advancement goals
  • design sponsorship programs
  • remove obstacles to the advancement of women and attorneys of color in order to retain and optimize talent and accomplish the firm’s strategic goals

We provide:

  • On-site, tailored programming
  • Follow-up coaching
  • Program development
  • Training
  • Organizational assessment and consultation
We pride ourselves in offering no “off-the-shelf” programs.  Every organization has its own culture and we tailor our services to your needs.  Please contact Ellen to discuss the possibilities.
 

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Ellen Ostrow, Ph.D., CMC

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Phone: 202-595-3108
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ellen@lawyerslifecoach.com

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