Silicon Valley Female IP Attys Call For Gender Pay Equity

Law360, San Jose (June 14, 2017, 9:16 PM EDT) -- Leading female intellectual property lawyers speaking at a Silicon Valley conference on Wednesday called on female attorneys to push harder to close a BigLaw gender pay gap that sees male partners earning 44 percent more on average, urging colleagues to seek leadership positions and demand higher pay.

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP partner Lisa Kobialka and Samsung Research America General Counsel Charlotte Falla said people are more aware of the gender pay gap now than ever before, but firms and attorneys aren't doing enough to correct it. Women need to be more assertive in demanding equal pay and obtaining seats on executive...

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