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February 8, 2018

Blurry BigLaw Definition Of 'Partner' Fuels Gender Bias Suits

Law360

Partner Allison Martin Rhodes answers some questions about how BigLaw handles the disconnect in pay gap between partnerships and employees.

“If there is a pay gap, and a firm is paying women less than men, I don’t really see that as a partnership question,” Rhodes said. “Ultimately, if there is discrimination, no law firm is going to be able to hide behind their partnership structure, and whether someone in equity or nonequity, and all those kinds of arguments that only a lawyer would love.”

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