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May 29, 2020

New York Law Journal

By: Shira A. Scheindlin

In a piece for the New York Law Journal, the Hon. Shira Scheindlin explores why women attorneys still speak in court less frequently than their male counterparts.

Citing the primary reason as a lack of trust, Judge Scheindlin notes, “when a business is confronted with a complex legal problem—potentially a bet-the-company case—it just feels safer with the traditional image of a lawyer, which, based on years of movie and television portrayals, is a middle-aged to elderly white male.”

Read the full article here.