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    Is Kathleen Sullivan the First Female Name Partner in the Am Law 100?

    A question started percolating around the ATL offices this morning (your ATL editors do work out of an office, at least since our moms kicked us out of the basement): Is Kathleen Sullivan the FIRST female named partner in the Am Law 100? We figured that surely there was at least one other firm that […]

    18 Comments / / Mar 11, 2010 at 12:54 PM
  • Gay, Kathleen Sullivan, Law Firm Names, Lesbians, SCOTUS, SCOTUS Potential, Supreme Court

    CHECK YOU FIRM NAME: Quinn Emanuel Adds Kathleen Sullivan to the Stationery

    An ATL favorite, Quinn Emanuel, is making a change to its firm name. From the Quinn press release: John B. Quinn announced today that the firm he and Eric Emanuel founded 25 years ago will change its name, and henceforth be known as Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. The decision to add Kathleen M. […]

    56 Comments / / Mar 11, 2010 at 9:50 AM
  • Feminism, Gay, Gender, Labor / Employment, Lawsuit of the Day, Lesbians, Oral Sex / Blow Jobs, Sex, Sexual Harassment, Women's Issues

    Girl-on-Girl Sexual Harassment at Delaware Law Firm

    Here at Above the Law, we’ve reviewed a lot of employment discrimination complaints over the years. But this one is special. The firm (like it matters): Maron Marvel Bradley & Anderson. The plaintiff: Jennifer Braude. Why you care: Do I have your attention? Click after the jump for more details, plus Maron Marvel’s response.

    152 Comments / / Sep 24, 2009 at 6:40 PM
  • Biglaw, Civil Rights, Gay, Job Searches, Lesbians, Rankings

    Biglaw Is Good to Gays

    Let’s give credit where credit is due. The Human Rights Campaign has released its annual Best Places to Work list. It shows that law firms are great when it comes to creating a non-discriminatory environment for gays and lesbians. The ABA Journal reports: In 2006, the first year law firms were included in the Human […]

    57 Comments / / Sep 14, 2009 at 12:11 PM
  • Gay, Lesbians, Lindquist & Vennum, Sex Scandals, Sexual Harassment, Summer Associates

    The Sapphic Summers: Fall Gals for Broader Debauchery?

    Let’s close out the week with one more post about everyone’s favorite summer associate scandal: the girl-on-girl kiss that got two summer associates fired from the Minneapolis law firm of Lindquist & Vennum. Earlier today, we alluded to rumors of “additional lasciviousness” at Lindquist, and now it’s time to deliver. We wouldn’t want to be […]

    118 Comments / / Jul 25, 2008 at 4:36 PM
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    Biglaw, Lesbians, Lindquist & Vennum, Sex, Sex Scandals, Summer Associates

    Summer Associates of the Day: Sapphic Summers in Lesbianic Lip-Lock?

    When we recently lamented the lack of summer associate scandals, in the New York Observer, did we speak too soon? Although we may be in the home stretch, law firm summer associate programs are not yet over — and neither, thankfully, are the salacious tales they generate. Here’s a story we’ve known about for a […]

    262 Comments / / Jul 23, 2008 at 2:11 PM
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    Judge of the Day: Jay Spechler

    The fabulous Monica Goodling — if you’re on Facebook, join her fan club — isn’t the only person being accused of anti-lesbian bias these days. From the Daily Business Review (via JAABlog):

    / Apr 4, 2008 at 10:50 AM
  • Fabulosity, Gay, Lawyerly Lairs, Lesbians, Real Estate

    Lawyerly Lairs: Gay Gotham Edition

    In Chicago, gay lawyers get to attend exclusive parties. In New York, they enjoy a finer prize: luxury real estate. The law schools of Columbia and NYU have been battling over faculty superstars for several years. And now NYU is bringing out the heavy artillery: multimillion-dollar condo purchases. From the New York Times: Columbia University, […]

    15 Comments / / Jan 22, 2008 at 9:45 AM
  • Biglaw, Civil Rights, Gay, Job Searches, Lesbians

    Which Law Firms Are Down With the Gays?

    The Human Rights Campaign has some answers. HRC, which is the largest national gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, recently released its annual list of Best Places to Work. And law firms were prominently represented: [T]he Human Rights Campaign Foundation released a report showing that numerous large U.S. law firms are providing important […]

    31 Comments / / Oct 2, 2007 at 9:15 AM