Why Does Biglaw Keep Getting Sued For Employment Discrimination?
In light of a new $300 gender discrimination lawsuit brought by a female shareholder against a Biglaw firm, I just wrote in Above The Law that “It’s no surprise that in the age of #MeToo, white male hegemony in Biglaw is being exposed, called out, and challenged.”
My title? “Sex And Biglaw: Why Do The Suits Keep Coming?”
My conclusion? “It’s built into the Biglaw DNA. As I posted here last year, ‘[a]s long as the profits keep rolling in, why should Biglaw care about gender equality? … Nothing must get in the way of billing, the billable hour, the almost-sacred realization rate, or profits per partner. Certainly not you, lady!’”
Read the entire post here.