The Women Rainmaking Issue | August 2014

  • Happy Woman, Successful Rainmaker: How to Bring in Business, Be a Happy Woman and Change Public Perception of our Profession We first need to be happy, then we can be accomplished professionally.
    Happy Woman, Successful Rainmaker: How to Bring in Business, Be a Happy Woman and Change Public Perception of our Profession We first need to be happy, then we can be accomplished professionally.
  • Women Lawyers and Business Development: The “Sex Thing,” Golf and Other Challenges Do women use the same kinds of social events as men to get to know prospects and become rainmakers?
    Women Lawyers and Business Development: The “Sex Thing,” Golf and Other Challenges Do women use the same kinds of social events as men to get to know prospects and become rainmakers?
  • Style Matters: How Cognitive Diversity Affects Your Work Successful collaborations require individuals to effectively manage and leverage differences in problem-solving style...
    Style Matters: How Cognitive Diversity Affects Your Work Successful collaborations require individuals to effectively manage and leverage differences in problem-solving style...
  • Rainmakers: Born or Bred? Rainmakers have something extra, something that differentiates them from the rest of the pack. There is a word for it, but lawyers don’t like it...
    Rainmakers: Born or Bred? Rainmakers have something extra, something that differentiates them from the rest of the pack. There is a word for it, but lawyers don’t like it...
  • Flats or High Heels: A Woman Lawyer’s Dilemma and Much More Women have come a long way from Chinese foot binding, tight corsets, pantyhose and long obnoxious skirts. We don’t ride side saddle anymore or wear or wear pants to some court appearances.  But we still wear high heels...
    Flats or High Heels: A Woman Lawyer’s Dilemma and Much More Women have come a long way from Chinese foot binding, tight corsets, pantyhose and long obnoxious skirts. We don’t ride side saddle anymore or wear or wear pants to some court appearances. But we still wear high heels...
  • A New World Order:  Best Practices for Rainmakers in the 21st Century Whatever one’s demographic, some crucial mindsets must be adopted to thrive in the new economy; a firm is only as strong as the full range of all its diverse parts.
    A New World Order: Best Practices for Rainmakers in the 21st Century Whatever one’s demographic, some crucial mindsets must be adopted to thrive in the new economy; a firm is only as strong as the full range of all its diverse parts.
  • A Roundtable Discussion: Women Who Practice in the Predominantly Male Arena of Patent Litigation Three accomplished lawyers discuss their experiences as women working as patent litigators.
    A Roundtable Discussion: Women Who Practice in the Predominantly Male Arena of Patent Litigation Three accomplished lawyers discuss their experiences as women working as patent litigators.

In this issue of ABA Law Practice Today:

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By Patricia K. Gillette

Rainmakers have something extra, something that differentiates them from the rest of the pack. There is a word for it, but lawyers don’t like it…

 

 

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