In this first-person account, Sheri Porath Rockwell shares her experience of returning to a law firm after a more than 15-year break. She credits OnRamp Fellowship, which helps professionals return to jobs after time off to care for parents or children. Sidley is among the law firms participating in the re-entry program, which offers one-year paid fellowships. This unique opportunity enables returning lawyers to demonstrate their value in the marketplace while also increasing their experience, skills, and contacts.
This article originally ran in the Spring 2022 edition of the California Lawyers Association’s newsletter Legal Perspectives.