Women Attys Face $2M Lifetime Pay Disparity: Study

Law360, New York (April 21, 2010, 5:10 PM EDT) -- Women who earn a law degree will make $2 million less in their lifetime than men in their graduating class, but female lawyers still experience a slighter pay disparity than other women in the legal profession and women in other fields, according to experts.

All classes of female professionals still earn less than their male counterparts, a fact that was highlighted by equal pay advocates who designated Tuesday, April 20, as Equal Pay Day. The date signifies how far into 2010 women must work to earn...
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