Women Fight Back Against The Lawyer Pay Divide

By Erin Coe | October 30, 2016, 5:31 PM EDT

Closing The Gap Women Fight Back Against The Law Firm Pay Divide

By Erin Coe

October 31, 2016 The statistics keep coming. Across U.S. law firms, female equity partners make 80 percent of their male counterparts’ pay. Last year, while the men were taking home $629,407, the women were averaging $504,000. Despite graduating from law school in equal numbers as men for more than 15 years, women continue to be underrepresented in the industry’s top echelons, accounting for just 18 percent of equity partners and 22...
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