Kim Koopersmith Quoted by Law360 on Topic of Women Leaders in Law Firms
Law360, in its article “Female Firm Leaders Says Time Is Ripe For Women To Rise,” quotes Akin Gump chair Kim Koopersmith’s remarks at the American Bar Association’s “Women in Charge: Rising to the Top of the Legal Profession” webinar and teleconference.
Speaking alongside other women law firm leaders, Koopersmith discussed the need for rising women leaders to take risks, describing her own efforts to reinvent Akin Gump’s policy regarding less than full-time work as well as her success in serving clients while working a shortened week in order to raise her family. She said, “That could have been an obstacle but it became a way I made my mark.”
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