Montgomery McCracken’s New Co-Chair Is Expecting Her Third Child, but She Doesn’t Love the Phrase ‘Work-Life Balance’

May 26, 2023
The Legal Intelligencer

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Litigator Ashley Lynam discusses how she sets her priorities, the firm’s approach to hybrid work and its plans looking forward.

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has elected its first female co-chair in the firm’s entire 111-year history, the firm announced earlier this week.

Litigator Ashley Lynam was promoted to the role after working at Montgomery McCracken for nearly three years, having held roles in the firm’s management committee, hiring committee, and acting as co-trustee for the firm’s U.S. law firm group and chair for the firm’s sexual misconduct liability practice group.

Below, Lynam discusses balancing her workload with her growing family, return to office policies, investing in mental health resources, and the future of the firm as she takes the helm alongside co-chair Louis Petroni.