Case: jday

How to Freeze Your Salary: Get Pregnant

June 12th, 2019

The relentless pressure to devote more hours to the office hasn’t gone away, even with anti-discrimination laws. By Claire Suddath Nilab Tolton had been working as an associate at the ­international litigation firm Jones Day for five years when she learned she was pregnant. Looking back, Tolton says she knew but also didn’t know—at least […]

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Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Jones Day Gets Yet Another Plaintiff

June 11th, 2019

The case against Jones Day picks up a Facebook attorney as a plaintiff. By KATHRYN RUBINO Another former Jones Day associate, Jessica Jardine Wilkes, has joined the gender discrimination lawsuit against the firm, bringing the number of plaintiffs in the case to seven. The case was brought by former associates, alleging that the firm’s notorious […]

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Facebook Lawyer Joins Jones Day Gender Bias Suit

June 10th, 2019

Stephanie Russell-Kraft – Special Correspondent Jessica Wilkes has opted-in to the Equal Pay Act claims in suit Wilkes is now an in-house counsel at Facebook Former Jones Day associate Jessica Wilkes, now a product counsel at Facebook, is the first non-named plaintiff to opt-in to a gender discrimination collective action against Jones Day. The lawsuit […]

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Facebook Atty Opts In To $200M Jones Day Sex Bias Suit

June 10th, 2019

By Braden Campbell Law360 (June 10, 2019, 5:17 PM EDT) — An in-house Facebook attorney and former Jones Day associate has opted in to a $200 million proposed class and collective action alleging the firm discriminates against women, becoming the third woman to publicly attach her name to the suit. Jessica Jardine Wilkes, whose LinkedIn […]

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Jones Day Sex Bias Accusers Can Stay Anonymous For Now

May 31st, 2019

By Emma Cueto Law360 (May 31, 2019, 2:37 PM EDT) — A D.C. federal judge has ruled that four of the former associates in a $200 million gender discrimination suit against Jones Day can proceed anonymously in the suit for now, although the judge added that the firm can disclose their names only as part […]

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Jones Day Women Can’t Remain Anonymous During Bias Probe

May 31st, 2019

Patrick Dorrian – Bloomberg Law Firm can reveal names to investigate women’s allegations Court still weighing if women can pursue case using aliases Jones Day may disclose the identities of female lawyers suing the firm for alleged sex discrimination, but the disclosure must be limited to its investigation of their allegations and the firm’s preparation […]

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Plaintiffs Throw Shade At Jones Day In Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

May 29th, 2019

Plaintiffs think Jones Day is changing its tune now that they’ve been sued. By KATHRYN RUBINO Have you been closely following the gender discrimination case(s) filed against Jones Day? Because we sure have, and it’s been a lot of fun so far. If you’ll recall, last month, a lawsuit was filed against the firm by […]

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Wake Up Call: Two NYC Firms Advise on Fiat’s Proposed Merger with Renault

May 28th, 2019

Rick Mitchell – Freelance Correspondent … Four female attorneys anonymously suing Jones Day for sex discrimination are fighting the firm’s efforts to force them to identify themselves. (BLAW via BLB) Attorney David Sanford, who is representing the Jones Days lawyers suing the firm, recently did a podcast interview with Law.com. Sanford, the chairman of Sanford […]

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What 12 Gender Bias Complaints Say About BigLaw

May 27th, 2019

By Jacqueline Bell and Natalie Rodriguez Law360 (May 27, 2019, 8:04 PM EDT) — Over the last three years, law firms have seen an onslaught of gender bias suits. What in the legal industry zeitgeist is fueling them? Here, Law360 takes a data snapshot of a dozen complaints to see the threads that tie these […]

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Jones Day Women Want to Keep Their Jane Doe Status in Court

May 24th, 2019

Porter Wells – Bloomberg Law Law firm accused of underpaying women, blocking advancement Plaintiffs want to stay anonymous for privacy reasons Four of the female associates suing Jones Day for sex discrimination want to maintain their Jane Doe status while pursuing their claims. International law firm Jones Day has asked the U.S. District Court for […]

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