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BigLaw May See Wave Of Sex Bias Suits From Senior Partners

Law360, New York (May 16, 2017, 11:15 PM EDT) -- Proskauer Rose LLP recently became the latest BigLaw heavyweight to be rocked by a gender discrimination suit, a trend legal industry experts say will likely gain steam as female partners are emboldened to go public with claims of bias at their firms.

Proskauer isn't the only firm that has faced gender discrimination claims — Chadbourne and Sedgwick are defendants in similar suits. (Law360) The Proskauer partner, who is identified in the May 12 complaint as Jane Doe, alleges that the firm has compensated less successful male colleagues as much as 65 percent more in recent years, and that after complaining of...

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