ABA Targets Gender Pay Gap At Law Firms

Law360, New York (March 18, 2013, 9:10 PM EDT) -- Amid surveys highlighting the persistent pay divide between female attorneys and their male counterparts — an October survey showed median pay for female equity partners was 89 percent of what male partners made — the American Bar Association on Friday unveiled a new effort to guide law firms on overcoming the pay gap.

The ABA released a “toolkit” providing guidelines to law firms and bar associations on how they can increase awareness about gender-based pay inequality. They can start by taking steps including conducting panel discussions...
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