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Law360's Pro Say: Why Are All The Partners Still Men?

Law360 (May 28, 2018, 8:02 PM EDT) -- Are you looking around your firm and still seeing a lot of men in leadership? On the latest episode of Law360's Pro Say podcast we discuss our annual Glass Ceiling report, which reveals little progress for women in the law, and we speak with Kerrie Campbell, an attorney who filed a high-profile gender bias suit against her firm.

Each week on Pro Say, Law360 staffers Amber McKinney, Bill Donahue and Alex Lawson bring you inside the newsroom and break down what you need to know about key legal developments.

Law360's fifth-annual Glass Ceiling Report, which looks at the progress of women at law firms, reveals that women remain underrepresented at firms, especially in leadership roles. These findings aren't new — last year we also reported on the slow pace of movement toward gender equality. This week we're joined by senior reporter Natalie Rodriguez to discuss the latest report, the horror stories faced by some of the women who blazed a path into law firm leadership, and hope for the future.

Then, we welcome guest Kerrie Campbell who brought a suit against the firm where she was a partner — Chadbourne & Parke — alleging the firm had a "boys' club" culture that led it to pay women less than men. The firm settled with Campbell and two other women, agreeing to pay them $3.1 million dollars. She talks with us about gender inequality and what her case means for women in the law.

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