Ellen Pao signals intent to appeal lost Kleiner Perkins gender discrimination case

Former venture capitalist and current head of Reddit, Ellen Pao, sued former firm Kleiner Perkins for alleged gender discrimination in a landmark case earlier this year. A jury found the company not liable on all claims in March, but it appears the ex-venture capitalist isn’t done with the case — Pao has reportedly filed a notice of appeal, indicating her desire to contest the decision in court.

It should be noted that today’s filing is simply the first step in the appeal process, signaling her intent to appeal, as opposed to the actual appeal itself. She now has 40 days to file a brief indicating on what grounds she would appeal the ruling. If she does take the case back to court through the appeal process, Pao stands to lose almost a…

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Author: Rich McCormick

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