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September 15, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Lawyer's Promotion Breaks New Ground: Entertainment lawyer Karen Randall was named co-managing partner of the Century City firm Katten Muchin Zavis & Weitzman. In making the announcement, the firm said Randall, who heads the firm's litigation department, is the first black woman to hold a managing partner position with a major U.S. law firm. She will direct the 60-lawyer offices with lawyer Howard L. Weitzman.
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September 15, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Lawyer's Promotion Breaks New Ground: Entertainment lawyer Karen Randall was named co-managing partner of the Century City firm Katten Muchin Zavis & Weitzman. In making the announcement, the firm said Randall, who heads the firm's litigation department, is the first black woman to hold a managing partner position with a major U.S. law firm. She will direct the 60-lawyer offices with lawyer Howard L. Weitzman.
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OPINION
April 1, 2012
Recent weeks have brought sharply different perspectives on the state of women in America today. A new study on the status of women and girls in California, just released by Mount St. Mary's College, concludes that women here earn degrees at a higher rate than men. Nearly a third of the state's businesses are solely owned by women, and 38% of its elected representatives are women. Those are encouraging, if still developing, indicators that an equal society is under construction. And yet the same survey produces reminders of persistent inequity.
NEWS
January 25, 2001 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
While much of the nation was riveted last fall on the protracted presidential campaign, candidates seeking to become the next mayor of Los Angeles quietly set a pace to shatter the record for raising and spending money in a city election. By New Year's Day, the six major candidates vying for the chance to run the nation's second-largest city had pulled in nearly $9 million in campaign contributions.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 28, 2008 | Carol J. Williams, Times Staff Writer
When environmental lawyer Loren Montgomery realized she was pregnant eight years ago, she feared she would never make partner at her high-powered firm. Traditionally, lawyers have been rewarded for working 80-hour weeks and schmoozing with clients outside the office. Taking maternity leave and scaling back on billable hours, Montgomery assumed, would mark her as lacking a competitive edge. "I was nervous about telling people," she recalled. "I was worried what it would do to my career."
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