35 ABA Journal LGBTQ Attorneys articles.
President Joe Biden’s sixth round of judicial nominees includes a Vermont Supreme Court justice who would be the first openly LGBTQ woman to serve on a federal appeals court.
Aug 5, 2021 11:50 AM CDT
Perkins Coie wins suit dismissal because of ‘stateless’ partners
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago has ruled that former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page can’t sue Perkins…
Jun 22, 2021 4:53 PM CDT
For the legal profession, allyship can be a challenging topic. But this doesn’t mean that lawyers are incapable of standing up for colleagues; it’s just that we have to be intentional about it, writes lawyer Ellie Krug.
Jun 15, 2021 9:16 AM CDT
In May 2020, lawyer and author David Lat was starting his recovery from a life-threatening bout with COVID-19. A little over a year later, Lat, founder of Above the Law, decided to leave his job as a legal recruiter, go back to writing full time, and leave New York City for the New Jersey suburbs with his husband and their 3-year-old son. The COVID-19 pandemic influenced those changes.
Jun 1, 2021 9:02 AM CDT
Yale Law Women has named the top 2021 law firms for gender equity, inclusion and family-friendly practices in a number of categories, including the best law firm for a COVID-19 response and the best law firm for racial justice contributions.
Apr 12, 2021 3:06 PM CDT
A former bankruptcy partner at Polsinelli claims that the firm denied him associate and administrative support, lowered his compensation, de-equitized his partnership, and replaced him with a younger, heterosexual woman, all because of his sexual orientation and age.
Apr 1, 2021 3:44 PM CDT
More minorities are getting hired as associates, but law firm leadership is mostly white and male because of a diversity “bottleneck” and higher rates of minority attrition, according to an ABA survey report released Tuesday.
Feb 17, 2021 12:51 PM CST
Progress is slow for law firms seeking to increase representation of female and minority lawyers, according to a new report by the National Association for Law Placement.
Feb 2, 2021 12:30 PM CST
The Washington Supreme Court has ruled for a law firm contending that it was protected from lawsuit by a lawyer who claimed that its investigation into his bias claim was negligent.
Jan 29, 2021 2:04 PM CST
The Human Rights Campaign has given more than 130 law firms perfect scores on its 2021 corporate equality index, earning them a spot on its list of best places to work for LGBTQ equality.
Jan 29, 2021 11:36 AM CST
Law prof who studied Black land ownership wins ‘genius grant’
Thomas Wilson Mitchell, a law professor at the Texas A&M University, is the only lawyer among 21 winners of the…
Oct 6, 2020 3:15 PM CDT
Nearly 40% of lawyers who identify as having disabilities and/or as LGBTQ+ report experiencing discrimination, harassment and bias in the workplace, according to a new national study by the ABA and Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University.
Jul 15, 2020 3:20 PM CDT
Prosecutor to testify that Trump ally was treated better
A prosecutor who resigned in the Roger Stone case plans to tell Congress on Wednesday that his supervisors told him that…
Jun 23, 2020 4:44 PM CDT
Yale Law Women’s latest report on top law firms for gender and family friendliness is taking a new approach, with more categories and more opportunities to acknowledge law firms.
May 21, 2020 10:26 AM CDT
Salon owner wins release after she is jailed for defying TRO
A Dallas salon owner jailed for contempt after she ignored a temporary restraining owner to close her business was…
May 8, 2020 4:39 PM CDT
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