Author: page2comm

Midwest Firms in the Spotlight

April 18, 2022

Last week the American Lawyer took note of a market trend we know very well: Midwest law firms are knocking it out of the park.

Midwesterners in the legal industry are accustomed to the east and west coasts getting all the media attention. In fact, we often take pride in flying under the radar. But the super high demand, growing realization, and large increases in billing rates — not to mention soaring revenue — at Midwest firms is now impossible to ignore.

Deb Pickett Celebrates Women’s Law Project Director Carol Tracy

March 25, 2022

In 1992, as a college sophomore, I had the good fortune to intern for the Women’s Law Project in Philadelphia, a nonprofit public interest legal organization focused on policy advocacy, public education and providing direct assistance to defend and advance the rights of women, girls and LGBTQ+ people in Pennsylvania and beyond. Attorney and activist Carol Tracy had recently taken the helm...

Female Lawyers Who Broke Barriers

March 14, 2022

We talk a lot on the Page 2 blog about how the legal industry continues to fail women. And it does! But it’s also important to look back and appreciate how far women have come since they first entered the profession. Here are just a few of the determined women who refused to take no for an...