Stephanie Russell-Kraft wrote for Bloomberg Law:
Morrison & Foerster, which made it onto both Top 10 lists, faces a proposed class action brought by former attorneys who claim they were discriminated against because of their gender after taking maternity leave.
Beyond the Yale Law Women report, other elite law students also have used their status as future lawyers to make a mark on the industry.
In the past year, Harvard student-led Pipeline Parity Project has led the charge on eliminating mandatory arbitration agreements, which students say are exploitative and prevent discrimination cases from being heard in court. Several firms, including Kirkland & Ellis, have eliminated employee arbitration agreements as a result.
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