Lionel Paolella writes letter to editor on law firm gender progress

news November 05, 2023
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Financial Times

CLP affiliate Lionel Paolella wrote a letter to the editor of the Financial Times noting that “law firm gender progress is not quite what it seems.” He writes:

Your article on efforts to improve the gender balance in law firms (Work & Careers, October 30) rightly points out that law firms are “notoriously quiet” about how profits are divvied up among partners. Yet the issue for women partners runs deeper, as many big law firms have a two-tier structure with some partners holding equity and others holding no equity.