Maria Quintero Authors Article on the Inequality of Women in the Legal Profession

July 27, 2016

Maria S. Quintero, a San Francisco-based partner in the Insurance Services practice at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, authored the article, "Zeno's Paradox: The (In)Equality of Women In The Legal Profession," published in the Summer 2016 edition of Defense Comment.  

The article summarizes recent reports on the lack of improvement in the advancement of women in the legal profession to the ranks of partnership status, and includes the practical tips law firms may use to promote equality.  

Maria devotes her practice within her firm's Insurance Services Group to assisting clients with all facets of insurance law including insurance litigation, coverage opinions, policy drafting and bad faith and extra-contractual disputes. Maria has extensive experience with commercial general liability and professional liability lines, and commercial and residential property lines.

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