Ex-KPCB Partner In Bias Suit Denies Inking Arbitration Deal

Law360, New York (December 12, 2012, 4:50 PM EST) -- A former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC partner who sued the firm for gender discrimination urged a California appeals court last week not to send her case to arbitration, saying she never signed an arbitration agreement with the company.

Ellen Pao asked the First District Court of Appeal to affirm a San Francisco judge's July decision denying the Silicon Valley venture capital firm's bid to compel arbitration of her claims it passed women over for promotion and retaliated against her after she spoke up about...
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