Case: EXL

Woman General Counsel Alleges She Was Asked To Serve Cake, Then Fired When She Complained In New Lawsuit

May 2nd, 2019

The complaint alleges a ‘mass exodus’ of women from the company. By KATHRYN RUBINO We write about a lot of gender discrimination lawsuits here at Above the Law, and sometimes there are truly outrageous allegations in them. In the latest lawsuit, the allegations harken back to 1950s stereotypes of the work that women are best […]

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Female executive told ‘ladies’ should cut the cake sues firm for gender discrimination

May 1st, 2019

By Rebecca Joseph National Online Journalist A lawyer and ex-executive vice-president of ExlService Holdings is suing her former firm for discrimination on the basis of gender after a series of alleged incidents, including one where she says she and other women were told to serve cake to junior employees because they were “ladies.” ExlService, a […]

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Supreme lawyer says CEO directs her to serve cake because she is a woman

May 1st, 2019

In 2014, as a lawyer with two decades of experience, Nancy Saltzman attended ExlService Holdings as principal. At that time, she was the most senior female manager of the publicly traded consulting firm, whose management team was dominated by men. But instead of authorizing Saltzman, the administration at Exl gave the men they got to […]

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Employer may not have cake and eat it

May 1st, 2019

$20 million gender discrimination and retaliation suit filed on behalf of the former female general counsel after she was made to serve cake to juniors. Sanford Heisler Sharp has filed suit against EXL Service Holdings, Inc, one of the world’s largest operations management and data analytics companies, and its senior officers, on behalf of its […]

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Compensation For Silicon Valley Legal Leaders. Plus, Former In-House Lawyers File Suits

May 1st, 2019

How much Twitter and PayPal head lawyers earned last year went public through the companies’ proxy statements. Also, two former head lawyers filed lawsuits in the past week against their companies alleging sexual harassment and discrimination. By Dan Clark | May 01, 2019 at 06:07 PM Welcome back to Inside Track! Are you a new […]

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A high-ranking lawyer claims her CEO directed her to serve cake at a party because she’s a woman

April 30th, 2019

By Deanna Paul In 2014, as a lawyer with two decades of experience, Nancy Saltzman joined ExlService Holdings as its general counsel. At the time, she was the most senior female executive at the publicly traded consulting firm, whose leadership team was dominated by men. But rather than empower Saltzman, management at Exl gave those […]

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Cake incident was ‘breaking point’ for marginalized general counsel, her $20M bias lawsuit says

April 30th, 2019

BY DEBRA CASSENS WEISS The former general counsel of data analytics company ExlService Holdings has filed a lawsuit contending that she was marginalized, micromanaged and disrespected by the company’s overwhelmingly male leadership. Former general counsel and executive vice president Nancy Saltzman alleges that Exl CEO Rohit Kapoor excluded her from career opportunities and gave her […]

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Ex-General Counsel Sues ExlService Holdings for Gender Discrimination, Retaliation

April 29th, 2019

In her lawsuit, Nancy Saltzman says she was fired after complaining about sexual discrimination and wasn’t allowed to attend key company meetings abroad while other executive team members did. The digital intelligence company’s eight-person executive committee is now all male, her attorney points out. By Sue Reisinger | April 29, 2019 at 04:50 PM Nancy […]

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Global analytics firm accused of sex bias, retaliation by former GC

April 29th, 2019

Daniel Wiessner The former general counsel of analytics and operations management firm EXLService Holdings Inc filed a lawsuit on Monday accusing the company and its chief executive of marginalizing her because of her sex and firing her for complaining. The plaintiff, Nancy Saltzman, said in a complaint filed in New York state court in Manhattan […]

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Female GC Had To Serve Men Cake, $20M Sex Bias Suit Says

April 29th, 2019

By Vin Gurrieri Law360 (April 29, 2019, 2:54 PM EDT) — A veteran attorney who recently served as Exl Service Holdings Inc.’s general counsel was asked to serve male subordinates cake and ultimately ousted for complaining about gender bias, she alleged in a $20 million lawsuit filed Monday. Plaintiff Nancy Saltzman, who worked for the […]

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