Will Law Firms Ever Report Their US Gender Pay Gaps?

By Aebra Coe (April 5, 2019, 8:09 PM EDT) -- As large law firms in the U.K. report their gender pay gaps to the government for the second year, some say the concept of pay transparency in law firms may ripple across the pond to the U.S., where it could be the impetus for major positive change.

Law firms around the globe have faced calls from clients to do better on diversity for a number of years, but progress has been slow. When it comes to gender diversity specifically, the highest-ranked lawyers are primarily men, and differences in pay reflect that imbalance.

Large law firms with at least 200 employees in...

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