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Phylis Speedlin Featured in Texas Super Lawyers Cover Story

November 25, 2019

The Hon. Phylis Speedlin, San Antonio-based senior counsel in Dykema’s Litigation Group and former Texas Fourth Court of Appeals Justice, was quoted in the Texas Super Lawyers cover story, “’In Different Shoes’ – Five Texas Women Follow the ‘Path Through the Jungle’ Carved by Predecessors Like Sandra Day O’Connor.” 

In the article, Justice Speedlin recounts early-career challenges and stereotypical behavior she overcame as a woman in a male-dominated field. Others featured discuss the constant juggling act to achieve work-family balance, the continued inequity in the number of women partners in law firms, and the hope that the ‘sisterhood’ continues to send the “elevator back down” to help those coming up in the ranks.

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