Cohen Milstein Partner Approved As EEOC Commissioner

Law360, New York (April 26, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate confirmed Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC partner Jenny Yang on Thursday to serve on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, adding a seasoned plaintiffs' attorney who represented a class of 1.5 million women in the landmark Dukes v. Wal-Mart sex discrimination class action. 

The addition of Yang, nominated by President Obama in August, will give the EEOC a full slate of five commissioners, filling a vacant slot that opened when Stuart J. Ishimaru stepped down last year. The Senate confirmed her by voice vote.

"The EEOC is most effective when we have a full complement of members...

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