Just Ask! How Women Can Succeed as RainMakers & Law Firm Leaders

LawyersEdge Podcast  with Patricia Gillette
Just Ask! How Women Can Succeed as RainMakers & Law Firm Leaders


Pat recognizes the uneven playing field for women and minorities in the legal space. That’s why she co-founded the Opt-In Project — a nationwide initiative focused on changing the structure of law firms to increase the retention and advancement of women.

As someone who worked her way up to become a rainmaker, Pat knows the challenges minorities face in reaching leadership positions. That’s why she’s dedicated to mentoring women and minorities, as well as guiding law firms in their journey to become a more diverse, inclusive, and equal workplace.

Three A Glimpse of What You'll Learn:

  • Pat Gillette discusses the evolution of the legal industry, including the move toward more diverse firms
  • What systemic challenges exist in the industry?
  • How women can grow as business developers and leaders
  • The pandemic’s effects on business development
  • Pat discusses her journey to becoming a rainmaker
  • Pat’s advice to other lawyers: just ask!

 The following video is hosted on LawyersEdge.com.