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Ropes & Gray Sponsors National Association of Women Lawyers’ Meeting the Challenge Conference

On Sept. 15, Ropes & Gray sponsored the National Association of Women Lawyers’ Meeting the Challenge conference, which was held at the Hyatt Regency in Boston. Jane Goldstein, co-head of Ropes & Gray’s mergers & acquisitions group for North America and co-managing partner of the firm’s Boston office, served as a panelist during a session titled “Better Practices and Strategies for Women’s Progress in the Profession.” Heather Sussman, co-head of Ropes & Gray’s privacy and cybersecurity practice, is on the organizing committee of the National Association of Women Lawyers’ Meeting the Challenge conference.

The mission of the National Association of Women Lawyers is to “provide leadership, a collective voice, and essential resources to advance women in the legal profession and advocate for the equality of women under the law.” At Ropes & Gray, women lawyers hold many leadership positions and represent more than 25 percent of the firm’s global equity partnership, well above the national average of 18.1 percent.