In San Francisco, A New Chasm Erupts on Legal Pay

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Few occupations in San Francisco have as large a gender pay gap as the legal industry, the civic data analytics company LiveStories reported this week. And the inequality is growing.

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  • Mike

    To understand the magnitude of the problem, it would be important to review data that compares professionals doing the same job with the same years of experience. Is there such data? If the study lumps together "arbitrators, mediators and conciliators; court reporters; judges and hearing officers; lawyers; and paralegals and legal assistants," then the data is nearly worthless. For example, many more court reporters are women then men, and no one expects that a court reporter would earn the same as a big law firm partner.

  • Bonnie Baker

    This is a serious issue. Is there granular data that compares gender pay at partner level by years of experience as a partner? How about a pay comparison by practice area?

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  • John Hurabiell

    What BS

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