Labor & Employment

Women See Slow Gains in Law Firm Equity Partnerships

Top law firms are slowly increasing the ranks of female equity partners, but they are far from reaching parity, Working Mother said in its annual list of the “Best Law Firms for Women.”

EPA’s Top Chemicals Attorney Joins Wiley Rein

Erik C. Baptist, who served as the top attorney in the EPA’s chemicals office during the Trump administration, has joined the law firm Wiley Rein LLP.

More than a dozen individual lawsuits alleging pay bias have been filed against Walmart since February this year. The new litigation push highlights a change in strategy for lawyers representing the plaintiffs, some of whose claims stretch back many years.

Walmart Faces New Legal Battle From Old Pay Bias Claims

Walmart Inc. has managed to toss out allegations of pay discrimination brought by potentially thousands of women over the last decade, even garnering a U.S. Supreme Court win in 2011. Now the retail …