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Lateral Moves By BigLaw Partners: Age And Gender Implications

P. Cecchi-Dimeglio (Harvard) & H.A. Simons (Ropes & Gray, Boston), Lateral Moves: An Empirical Investigation of Cyclicality, Directional Mobility, and 5-Year Retention Rate by Gender and Age Cohort, 42 J. Legal Prof. 171 (2018): The present empirical study examines the … Continue reading

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Lawyers Say They Face Persistent Racial and Gender Bias at Work

A study found that women and people of color in the legal profession felt they were held to higher standards than white men and received fewer opportunities. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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California Mandates Gender Board Diversity! (Almost)

Here’s the news from Annalisa Barrett: On Wednesday, the California Assembly passed Senate Bill 826, which requires that companies headquartered in the state which are traded on a major stock exchange have women on their boards. If the bill is … Continue reading

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Exploring the Link between Gender, Governance, and Shareholder Activism

A study conducted by global consultancy firm Alvarez and Marsal (A&M) showed that companies with more women on their boards attract fewer activist investors. In particular, the study, which surveyed 1,854 public groups, revealed that companies not targeted by hedge … Continue reading

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Iowa's Gender Pay Gap: Why And What To Do About It

Iowa’s gender pay gap is one of the widest in the nation. According to the AAUW, on average, women in Iowa make 77 cents for every dollar a man makes. That number is well below the national average and places … Continue reading

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