Women Attorneys Still Earn Less Than Men: Survey

Law360, New York (November 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Women attorneys at the largest U.S. law firms continue to earn less than their male counterparts at every stage of practice and are markedly underrepresented in the leadership ranks, according to a survey published Monday by the National Association of Women Lawyers.

The survey found that male equity partners earn a median income of $660,000 per year, or $87,000 more than female equity partners. The salary difference was not quite as pronounced at the lower levels, but male nonequity partners still earn $23,000 more per year...
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