Ellen Pao, a former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers junior partner who is suing the venture capital firm for gender discrimination, has landed a new job heading up strategic partnerships at social-news website Reddit.
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Longtime Kleiner Perkins partner Ellen Pao may have chosen an odd way to reveal to the world that she’s no longer working at the firm, taking to the social network Quora to announce the development. But from a financial, legal, and public relations’ standpoint, Kleiner Perkins may wind up the big loser in this latest chapter of its ongoing saga with Pao.
When last week, Kleiner Perkins filed a motion to compel private arbitration, it seemed the world might never find out what will happen with partner Ellen Pao’s lawsuit against the firm. But experts see a sizable hole in Kleiner’s argument.
Kleiner Perkins didn’t disappoint those eager to hear its response to claims by Partner Ellen Pao that the firm had discriminated against her because of her gender. Its seven-page legal answer refutes every claim made against it.
News that one of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ female partners sued the firm for gender discrimination has tarnished the image of the storied firm, according to a peHUB poll.
Poll: Has Partner Ellen Pao’s Suit Against Kleiner Perkins Changed Your Opinion of the Firm? – UPDATED
Kleiner Perkins appears to be worried that the gender discrimination suit filed against the firm is tarnishing its image. Should it be?
Kleiner Perkins reputation was altered the moment that partner Ellen Pao’s lawsuit against the firm was discovered. And things may get a lot worse from here, say seasoned employment attorneys.
Gender Discrimination Alleged in Suit Against Kleiner Perkins Similar to Claims Against Male-Dominated Hedge Funds: Employment Attorney
Though the case has some unusual elements, Ellen Pao’s lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers tells a tale reminiscent of other suits filed by women in male-dominated industries such as hedge funds, an employment discrimination attorney tells peHUB.
Kleiner Perkins Sued by Investment Partner Ellen Pao for Gender Discrimination and Retaliation – UPDATED
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer Investment Partner Ellen Pao filed suit against the firm earlier this month alleging instances of sexual harassment and gender discrimination affecting pay and career advancement.