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Women's Initiative

Women's Initiative Fast Facts

  • Women represent at least 40% of GRSM attorneys, 30% of partners, and 50% of associates; all of which surpass the national average
  • Law360 ranked GRSM among the Top 15 in the "Glass Ceiling Report" among firms with 600+ attorneys
  • National Law Journal ranked GRSM among the Top 40 in the "Women in Law Scorecard"
  • GRSM is a proud sponsor of Ladder Down in San Francisco - a dynamic program providing career support and training to Bay Area women lawyers. Click here to learn more about Ladder Down in San Francisco.

Women's Initiative


The Women's Initiative at GRSM is committed to providing leadership, inspiration, and opportunity for women. The Women’s Initiative was created to facilitate the advancement of women at GRSM and, thereby, help advance the opportunities for women in the legal profession overall.

Throughout the firm, a wide range of best practices programs focus on networking activities, speaking engagements, business education, and mentoring advice to help develop leadership competencies, management skills, and business generating abilities critical to the professional development of women lawyers, indeed all lawyers, which is vital to the success of the firm. Emphasizing these priorities ensures that women are equipped with the knowledge, experience, and skills required to take advantage of more and better opportunities.

The success of our Women’s Initiative enables GRSM to achieve an important goal of attracting and retaining women lawyers and helping them succeed in their professional goals.