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Sergio

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Are men at a disadvantage for big firm jobs?
« on: May 24, 2008, 07:02:16 PM »
I've been researching the associates at different law firms, and it seems like, consistently, there are more women than men, even from schools where there are more men than women.  Are men at a disadvantage in getting Biglaw associate jobs, whether because of "diversity" or anything else? 

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Re: Are men at a disadvantage for big firm jobs?
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2008, 08:42:37 PM »
No.
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Re: Are men at a disadvantage for big firm jobs?
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2008, 09:30:28 AM »
*rolls eyes*

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Re: Are men at a disadvantage for big firm jobs?
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2008, 06:30:39 PM »
I have actually noticed this myself when looking at firms in Hartford.  I haven't seen any hard data though, and haven't looked at anything close to a representative sample of law firms, FWIW.

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Re: Are men at a disadvantage for big firm jobs?
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2008, 02:59:30 PM »
I met with a partner at a BigLaw firm recently, and he told me that as a woman, the firm considered me a minority.  He said that they were trying very hard to increase the number of minorities at the firm, so I would assume that would mean that they would give preference to women over men.