Turnover and Promotion of Lawyers: An Inquiry into Gender Differences

Stephen J. Spurr and Glenn T. Sueyoshi

Comparison of cohort that entered law firms between 1969 and 1973 and one that entered between 1980 and 1983 showed women are considerably less likely to be promoted and slightly more likely to leave. Gap between male and female partnerships rates at years years' experience falls from 32-14%. Probability of promotion for women was greater in the later cohort.
  • Print Location 29(3) J. Hum. Resources 813

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