Kleiner Perkins Partner Launches Sex Bias, Retaliation Suit

Law360, San Francisco (May 22, 2012, 6:56 PM EDT) -- A partner with the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC has filed a discrimination suit in California state court, alleging the firm retaliated against her after she complained about repeated instances of sexual harassment in the workplace.

Ellen Pao, who was hired by the company as a junior partner in 2005, alleges in the May 10 suit that the firm violated the California Fair Employment & Housing Act by failing to respond to complaints of sexual harassment and by passing her...
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