April 28, 2020
Law.com/The Daily Report notes that this year eight firms promoted five or more local lawyers to partner in Atlanta, accounting for almost half — 48% — of the promotions. For those eight, the Atlanta rate of women promoted, at 46%, was slightly higher than the overall rate of 41% for women.
Alston & Bird and Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough led the pack with eight Atlanta promotions each. Alston promoted two women and six men locally, while Nelson Mullins promoted three women and five men.
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