Bloomberg Law
June 29, 2020, 7:27 PM

Gender Pay Gap Wide Atop In-House Counsel Ladder, May Be Closing

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

The glass ceiling in corporate legal departments is still thick, but it could be showing some cracks.

Women in general counsel positions made roughly $100,000 less than men in 2019, according to a recent report tracking median salaries by legal recruiting firm BarkerGilmore LLC., but the disparity all but disappeared in other high-ranking legal positions. The pay gap in mid-level, or management, and senior counsel positions has decreased since 2018, and women in mid-level counsel roles actually made slightly more than men in the same jobs last year, according to BarkerGilmore.

The new data shows a growing ...

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