Ex-Tinder Exec Says Arbitration Deal Doesn't Cover Assault

Law360, Los Angeles (November 4, 2019, 10:05 PM EST) -- An ex-Tinder executive who claims she was wrongly fired for reporting an alleged sexual assault by its parent company's then-CEO urged a California federal judge Monday to keep the case out of arbitration, saying she was tricked into signing an unconscionable arbitration agreement that doesn't even cover the purported wrongdoing.

Kimberly A. Evans of Grant & Eisenhofer PA argued to Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald that her client, Rosette Pambakian, deserves to have her complaint heard in open court and not arbitration for numerous reasons and that it is surprising former Match Group Inc. CEO Gregory Blatt and the other defendants are...

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