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Deb Pickett Celebrates Women’s Law Project Director Carol Tracy

March 25, 2022
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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
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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...

Does “On Background” Mean What You Think?

March 7, 2022
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A big part of our job is helping lawyers prepare to speak to legal media reporters about important trends in the industry. Sometimes those stories involve sensitive information that the reporters want and lawyers don’t want to give, or that lawyers are willing to speak cautiously about as long as their name isn’t printed in the story. The “rules of attribution” — the code journalists follow to tell readers where information in a news story comes from — allows sources to protect...