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Chadbourne & Parke Hit With $100M Gender Bias Class Action

Aug. 31, 2016, 6:53 PM

Law firm Chadbourne & Parke systematically mistreats its female law partners based on sex, a former partner charges in a class action filed in federal court in New York (Campbell v. Chadbourne & Parke LLP, S.D.N.Y., No. 1:16-cv-06832, class complaint filed 8/31/16).

Kerri Campbell alleges she generated more than $5 million in “total collections” in her little more than two years as a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office but was paid consistently less than male partners who originated less—and in some instances, no—business. She complained, and the firm’s all-male management committee secretly voted to oust her ...