About the Author
Joan Williams is a Professor of Law at American University, Washington College of Law, Director of WorkLife Law, and Co-Director of the Project on Attorney Retention. She is the author of the prize-winning book Unbending Gender: Why Work and Family Conflict and What To Do About It (Oxford University Press, 1999). Cynthia Thomas Calvert is Co-Director of the Project for Attorney Retention and Deputy Director of the Program on WorkLife Law. She is also a practicing attorney in the District of Columbia and Maryland with her own employment law practice.