O'Melveny Harassment Claims Sent To Arbitration

Law360, New York (July 21, 2011, 7:50 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday sent to arbitration the individual claims of a former O'Melveny & Myers LLP secretary who alleges sexual harassment, and stayed her putative class claims that aggrieved firm employees were forced into arbitration under an unenforceable contract.

O'Melveny filed a motion in June to compel arbitration of former secretary Paulina Kanbar's claims of sexual harassment and retaliation, maintaining that the dispute resolution program acknowledgement and agreement signed by its employees — which calls for arbitration of all employment disputes — was...
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Case Title

Kanbar v. O'Melveny & Myers


Case Number

3:11-cv-00892

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Edward M. Chen

Date Filed

February 24, 2011

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