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Why Do Experienced Female Lawyers Leave? Disrespect, Social Constraints, ABA Survey Says

By on August 8, 2018 in Employment, Law Firm Management

Employment - hiringPreliminary results from an ABA survey of 1,300 respondents from the nation’s 350 largest firms underscored the disparate challenges, stereotypes and burdens women lawyers faced compared to their male colleagues, even at the senior level, reports the ABA Journal.

One of the findings showed that 81 percent of women say they were mistaken for a lower-level employee, but this didn’t happen to men.

And 60 percent of women said they’d left firms because of caretaking commitments, compared to 46 percent of men.

 Read the ABA Journal article.