Donna Fraiche was recently profiled in Law360's Female Powerbrokers Q&A series. Ms. Fraiche talks with Law360 about her experience as a female attorney in a male-dominated industry and gives advice to law firms on increasing the number of women partners.
"Meet constantly with and identify the positive and negative efforts of women lawyers. It is pretty easy to tell early on who will be a success and who will falter. Intervene early and often. Give women lawyers particular assignments to help them develop business and create business opportunities for them. Make sure that the firm allows young associates time to develop their practice and their client development skills and then help them as much as you can to achieve their goals and their dreams. If there are barricades to their success, identify those and try to work through solutions to help them."
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