17 posts and columns on Ellen Pao
Kleiner Perkins and Ellen Pao Head to Court Tomorrow, But Judge Already Supports Pao on Arbitration IssueKleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has already failed in keeping its partner Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination claims out of the public eye, but now a judge has tentatively ruled that the firm can’t force Pao to arbitrate the lawsuit out of court under an employment agreement. There’s a hearing on the issue in San Francisco tomorrow morning.
News Bytegender discrimination lawsuit leveled against the firm by partner Ellen Pao. Doerr said his firm intends to defend itself “vigorously” against the “false allegations,” adding the charges had previously been found to be without merit by an independent expert, and reiterated KPCB’s track record of hiring and funding women and their companies. The full statement is here.