February 22, 2020 – Dr. Margaret Mitchell, founder and co-lead of Google’s Ethical AI research team with Dr. Timnit Gebru, has provided additional information regarding events leading up to her termination, which was announced late Friday afternoon. Dr. Mitchell has confirmed that, before and after Google’s termination of Dr. Gebru, she was vocally raising concerns […]
Juan Rodriguez, an educator in the school district for over 19 years, filed the lawsuit alleging that the San Rafael City Schools Superintendent and Board discriminated against him based on race and national origin discrimination, and because of his vocal advocacy for the racial equity within the San Rafael City Schools. As a result, the […]
Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP, along with the National Women’s Law Center, a renowned women’s rights organization, represents three women workers at a cable industry manufacturing plant in San Diego in their claims for sexual harassment, including one woman who was sexually assaulted. The plaintiffs are women of color who worked as cable assemblers for […]
The New York Times published an article discussing a lawsuit filed by LVBH on behalf of Emily Kramer against her former employer, the financial technology company Carta. In her lawsuit, Kramer alleges claims for gender discrimination, denial of equal pay, retaliation, and wrongful termination. As the article notes, Ms. Kramer claims that she was paid […]
As part of the settlement of a high-profile Title IX lawsuit brought by Virginia M., a former student, the Sacramento City Unified School District has agreed to sweeping programmatic changes in how it will respond to reports of sexual assault and harassment. Signed by the Superintendent of the District with the authorization of the District’s […]
A leading technology media company published an article featuring LVBH client Emily Kramer and LVBH partner Sharon Vinick. TechCrunch interviewed Kramer and Vinick regarding the lawsuit filed against Silicon Valley company Carta, in which Kramer alleges gender discrimination, denial of equal pay, retaliation, and wrongful termination.
July 21, 2020 – SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – Emily Kramer, former Carta executive and VP of Marketing, filed suit against the equity-management software maker today, alleging that Carta discriminated against her on the basis of gender, retaliated against her, wrongfully terminated her in violation of public policy, violated the California Equal Pay Act, and failed […]
Pamela Lopez was one of 150 women in California politics who spoke out about the culture of sexism in the State Capitol back in October of 2017, when the #MeToo movement was gathering steam. But she didn’t know she would be caught in the crosshairs of the #MeToo backlash. Ms. Lopez has been sued by […]