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Mandatory High Heels At Work?

My new Above The Law article deals with mandatory workplace dress codes - specifically the mandatory wearing of high heels in the workplace by women, as has been discussed globally given the recent debate in the [...]

Another Workplace Noose And KKK Hood Case

After an investigation, the EEOC found that there was reasonable cause to believe that Title VII was violated by a Minnesota company. The charge?  Racial harassment. The facts?  The company allegedly subjected black and Hispanic employees to "severe [...]

Another Appeals Panel In NYC Declines To Hold That Title VII Covers Sexual Orientation

Just two weeks after the federal appeals court in New York City held that Title VII does not cover sexual orientation discrimination claims, another panel of the same court has come to the same conclusion. [...]

BigLaw: Is it Inherently Unequal?

As an escapee of BigLaw, I know what the model is - and it ain't pretty when it comes to things like gender equality. My new article in Above The Law discusses BigLaw, and is [...]

Your Wish Is My Command!

No sooner had the new Acting EEOC Chairwoman Victoria Lipnic said that she “wants a re-evaluation of the costs and benefits of the modified EEO-1 report, a detailed compliance survey that employers must fill out,” [...]

Can Women Lawyers Ever Find Equality In Biglaw?

My new article in Above The Law is entitled “Can Women Lawyers Ever Find Equality In Biglaw?” It begins: “Hey — who cares if Biglaw is white and male as long as it can charge [...]

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”