Law firm efforts to create an equitable and safe environment for female attorneys have made progress over the last 30 years, especially since the #MeToo movement took root. But interviews with female attorneys and a wide-ranging survey on the subject show that sexual harassment is still a daily struggle for many.

The industry shift to remote work didn’t halt harassment in the workplace, either. Other forms of harassment, such as bullying and inappropriate comments, may have actually flourished during the pandemic due to one-on-one interactions on video chats, said Cory Amron, a founder of the advocacy group Women Lawyers on Guard (WLG).

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