The recent 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in Kirleis v. Dickie McCamey & Chilcote, in which a female partner was unable to sue for sex discrimination because she had voting rights and shared in firm profits, did little to change the law but much to bring to the fore the issue of parity between men and women lawyers.

Alyson Kirleis was asking the 3rd Circuit to revive her case, arguing that despite her titles of shareholder and director, she should be treated as an employee because her work is “subject to the control of” the firm’s executive committee.

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