The cartoons on the cover of the June issue of The American Lawyer may be fanciful, but the point is real—as is the $250,000 pay gap between comparable men and women Big Law partners, according to a recent study. That’s not the only startling statistic that senior writer Julie Triedman discovered in reporting our cover story on the state of women in Big Law. Here are nine other numbers to ponder:

16.8% Female equity partners among The Am Law 200. That’s better than in investment banking or venture capital, but worse than any other part of the legal industry.

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