Steptoe Moves To Arbitrate Ex-Associate's Pay Gap Suit

Law360, New York (August 11, 2017, 1:26 PM EDT) -- Steptoe & Johnson LLP on Thursday asked a California federal judge to send a suit alleging it underpays female attorneys to arbitration, saying that the former associate who brought the claims had signed agreements on two separate occasions to arbitrate any disputes she would have with the firm.

The firm moved to compel arbitration and dismiss class and collective action claims from Ji-In Houck, who worked at the firm's Century City, California, office for about three years, and who filed the suit in June, alleging violations...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Ji In Houck v. Steptoe and Johnson LLP


Case Number

2:17-cv-04595

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Otis D. Wright, II

Date Filed

June 22, 2017

Law Firms

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.