May 13, 2021

Ellen Pao ends fight with Kleiner Perkins

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By Marisa Kendall, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — Ellen Pao has announced she will drop her appeal against venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, saying she can’t afford to continue the fight. Pao’s decision ends a courtroom drama that captivated Silicon Valley and spurred debate about workplace discrimination in the tech sector. In […]

Seven most memorable moments of the Kleiner Perkins trial

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By Marisa Kendall, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — The monthlong gender-bias trial against Menlo Park venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has provided plenty of gaffes, cringe-worthy evidence, scandalous testimony and notable legal performances. As the jury continues its second day of deliberation and the high-powered lawyers on both sides hang around the […]