Facebook Atty Opts In To $200M Jones Day Sex Bias Suit

Law360 (June 10, 2019, 5:17 PM EDT) -- An in-house Facebook attorney and former Jones Day associate has opted in to a $200 million proposed class and collective action alleging the firm discriminates against women, becoming the third woman to publicly attach her name to the suit.

Jessica Jardine Wilkes, whose LinkedIn profile indicates she left Jones Day for cybersecurity firm Symantec in September 2016, filed a notice opting in to the suit Sunday. She has worked for Facebook since September 2018, according to her profile.

Wilkes joins a suit alleging Jones Day violates federal discrimination law by stifling women's advancement and paying them less than men. She joins...

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