Bloomberg Law
April 28, 2016, 1:28 PM

Ex-Associate’s Reddit Post on Gender Bias Strikes a Chord

Casey Sullivan

A former Squire Patton Boggs associate took to Reddit this week to announce her resignation from Big Law, calling the legal industry “male-dominated.”

Kristen Jarvis Johnson, who worked at Squire Patton from 2007 to 2016, said in a post on Tuesday that after spending two and a half years in Doha and working on some “amazing projects,” she became “disgusted by luxury lifestyle and lawyers who would give anything and everything to make millions.”

Johnson claimed that she encountered “blatant gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and a very clear glass ceiling,” adding that “having a baby apparently makes you worth less as a ...

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