Kleiner Perkins Gets 2nd Shot At Arbitration Bid In Bias Suit

Law360, New York (July 10, 2012, 4:28 PM EDT) -- A San Francisco judge on Tuesday gave Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC a second chance to prove that a female employee must arbitrate her discrimination and harassment claims, one day after tentatively denying the firm's effort to force arbitration.

San Francisco Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn agreed to hear more arguments on Kleiner Perkins' motion to compel arbitration of Ellen Pao's lawsuit, walking back a preliminary ruling on Monday that she had never entered into an arbitration agreement with the...
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