Category Archives: Gender Bias at Law Firms

The End of Lawyering Is Nigh

I’ve been practicing law for twenty-four years. That makes twenty-four years engaged in a profession I don’t enjoy. I know I’m not alone here: Many lawyers dislike lawyering. There’s an entire industry geared toward helping lawyers leave the practice of … Continue reading

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On Spinsterhood

Wikipedia, states: Spinster is a term referring to an unmarried woman who is older than what is perceived as the prime age range during which women should marry. It could also indicate that a woman is considered unlikely to ever … Continue reading

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Not In My Lifetime

A week ago, Law360 published a series of disturbing stories on gender bias in the legal profession. My firm, which made Law360’s top twenty U.S. firms (by size), did not make Law360’s top one hundred firms for women. The top … Continue reading

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