Ogletree Faces New Claims That It Discriminated Against Female Shareholders

Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart on Wednesday was hit with a new lawsuit claiming that it discriminates against female shareholders in pay and promotions, as an earlier case making similar allegations could be headed to arbitration.

Tracy Warren, a former Ogletree shareholder in California, claims the 850-lawyer labor and employment law firm allocated “credits” that determine shareholders’ pay and opportunities to advance in ways that favor men, in a complaint filed in state court in San Diego.

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