Bloomberg Law
June 19, 2018, 10:18 PM

Former Partner Hits Jones Day With Gender Bias Suit

Stephanie Russell-Kraft
Stephanie Russell-Kraft
Special Correspondent

A former partner in Jones Day’s Silicon Valley office alleged in a suit June 19 that she was kicked out of the firm after raising concerns about its treatment of female lawyers.

Wendy Moore, who joined Jones Day as a partner in 2013, alleged firm leadership retaliated against her after she voiced misgivings about the firm’s alleged sexist culture, lack of pay transparency, and marginalization of female attorneys.

The complaint describes Jones Day as a “fraternity” in which women are dependent on male lawyers for success and in which business development occurs primarily at strip clubs and sports events.

“The ...

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