GCs Are Demanding Law Firms Fix Their Pay Equity Problem

Law360 (October 21, 2019, 3:14 PM EDT) -- Law firms are failing to make sure women lawyers are paid equitably and that failure has prompted general counsel to take action, demanding more transparency and equality in pay from the firms they use, general counsel on a panel in Chicago said Monday.

It is our business when law firms fall short on pay equity, creating a gap between what male partners and female partners earn on average at law firms, the panelists said, because it affects firms' ability to attract and retain the best female talent and hinders their ability to serve clients at the highest possible level.

"It makes...

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