Melissa Proffitt Quoted in The Indiana Lawyer: "Women attorneys frustrated compensation gap still wi Melissa Proffitt Quoted in The Indiana Lawyer: "Women attorneys frustrated compensation gap still wi

Melissa Proffitt Quoted in The Indiana Lawyer: "Women attorneys frustrated compensation gap still wide"

Melissa Proffitt, office managing partner of the Indianapolis Ice Miller office, was quoted in The Indiana Lawyer article, "Women attorneys frustrated compensation gap still wide."

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he article said:

"...For the most part, women leaders in Indiana’s legal profession are not surprised that female attorneys earn less than their male counterparts. What does shock them is how much less they are making.
 
The 2016 Partner Compensation Survey by Major Lindsey & Africa found that, on average, male partners at law firms across the country earn $949,000 in compensation as compared to the $659,000 female partners earn on average. This creates a compensation gap of 44 percent.
 
“I’m not surprised there is a gap but I am surprised it is still that significant,” said Melissa Proffitt, managing partner of the Ice Miller LLP Indianapolis office..."
 
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