Male-Dominated Ogletree Underpays Female Attys, Suit Says

Law360 (January 24, 2019, 10:25 PM EST) -- A former Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC shareholder sued the firm in California state court Wednesday, accusing it of systematically paying female attorneys less than men and firing her because she urged other women at the firm to complain about pay inequity and harassment.

The suit by Tracy Warren — who is now a shareholder at Buchalter PC and who recently sought to enter a federal gender discrimination suit filed last year against Ogletree by another former attorney — accused the management-side powerhouse and its top brass of creating pay and business opportunity policies that favor men and boost...

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