Ogletree Says Evidence Hearing Not Needed In Sex Bias Suit

By Braden Campbell (March 12, 2019, 7:07 PM EDT) -- Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC asked a California federal judge not to hold a hearing on its evidence for making a former shareholder arbitrate her sex bias claims against the firm, saying there is no disputing that she is bound by an arbitration agreement.

Ogletree on Monday accused Dawn Knepper of changing her tune, in its reply to her February memo asking the Central District of California to hold an evidentiary hearing on whether the agreement — which the firm says Knepper acknowledged but did not sign — means her claims belong in arbitration.

Knepper never asked for an...

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