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Ep. 55: BigLaw's Glass Ceiling
Is Still Mostly Intact
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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