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October 2015

Gordon & Rees Attorney Leon Silver Discusses Gender Roles in Huffington Post Interview

On October 14 The Huffington Post published an article titled "The Evolution of Male-Female Relationships: An Interview With Leon Silver."  The article presents an interview with Silver by Take the Lead President Gloria Feldt.  Feldt is the author of "No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How we Think About Power."  The interview covered topics including how to recognize and overcome implicit and explicit biases that hinder women's advancement in legal careers and explored the benefits of having diverse leadership.  Silver believes that to accomplish these goals, we must all "walk the walk and lead by example" and replace the traditional internal competitive approach for success in law firms by learning to "work together for the benefit of everyone".
 
Silver is the co-Managing partner of the Phoenix office of Gordon & Rees and serves as National Practice Group Leader for the firm's Retail & Hospitality Practice Group.  Silver, a trial lawyer, is also in the Commercial Litigation and Privacy & Data Security Practice Groups.
 

Leon B. Silver


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