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The Careerist: Female Lawyers on Sale! Hurry!

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Firms discount billings by female lawyers more deeply than those of male lawyers.

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    Great information to have. I am glad you identified the problem that causes these statistics. Putting women on high profile assignments early in their careers is an issue our Managing Partner @RobertMoritz talks about to our male partners. They have to @LeanIn and be sensitized to this issue.

  • Given that most AmLaw 200 firm‘s are now eat-what-you-kill, a more meaningful analysis would focus on the amount of originations a female lawyer has. On that basis, it‘s possible that female lawyers may be underpaid or, um, overpaid.

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