Millennials Are Pushing Back Against Law Firm Sexism

Law360 (May 29, 2019, 8:05 PM EDT) -- The legal profession may be seen as one of the oldest boys’ clubs around, despite the fact that women have been graduating law school and entering the profession in equal numbers to men for decades. To this day, men and women are having very different BigLaw experiences — but are sharing similar goals and desires.

Sexism still permeates the legal workplace, despite the renewed post-#MeToo focus on gender equality and fairness. In Major Lindsey & Africa and Above the Law’s "2019 Millennial Attorney Survey: New Expectations, Evolving Beliefs and Shifting Career Goals,"[1] a whopping 84.9% of female respondents either somewhat or...

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