Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending December 7, 2012
Reporting from the WILL Academy in San Francisco: "Women's committees have pigeon-holed women lawyers into conversations about family and balance. It's time to fly the coop and focus on business!" - Pat Gillette
Why the focus on business? Because the wage gap persists. As Victoria Pynchon said, "If you ask for a 30% raise, all you're asking for is pay equity."
A former partner has sued Greenberg Traurig for gender discrimination. The case is notable for having been found to have reasonable cause by the EEOC. That and other implications are discussed by the attorney who brought the suit, David Sanford.
Wendy Goffe, trusts and estates attorney on how working as a Nordstrom's stock girl during the holiday shopping season prepared her for a rigorous legal career.