Female Equity Partners Paid Less Than Males For Same Work

Law360, New York (October 23, 2012, 4:49 PM EDT) -- Female attorneys’ median pay still trails behind their male peers' at the largest law firms despite negligible differences in billable hours and client lists between male equity partners and their substantially fewer female counterparts, according to a National Association of Women Lawyers survey released Monday.

The largest difference in pay was seen among equity partners, with female equity partners earning a median of 89 percent as much as their male counterparts, according to the survey, which noted that this difference was not a result of any...
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