KPCB Asks Calif. High Court For Arbitration In Bias Case

Law360, New York (August 7, 2013, 3:23 PM EDT) -- Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC on Monday asked the California Supreme Court to send a former partner's sex discrimination suit into arbitration after a lower court rejected the firm's bid to halt the complaint.

KPCB filed a petition with the state’s high court seeking review of an earlier decision that would allow Ellen Pao to continue litigating her discrimination claims. In a petition with the Supreme Court, KPCB argues that Pao's claims are covered by management contracts she signed with investment funds...
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