Sex Bias At Root Of Female Lawyers' Lower Pay: Study

Law360, New York (September 13, 2010, 1:25 PM EDT) -- A new Temple University study has found that women at all levels within top law firms are compensated less than their male counterparts because of pervasive discriminatory practices and standards, not lower productivity.

The study, released Thursday by lead author and Temple University Beasley School of Law Professor Marina Angel, found that, as the percentage of women at a law firm rises, the average compensation for lawyers at the firm goes down, an indicator that women in all positions at the firm are being paid less...
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