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Leveling the Playing Field: Sex Discrimination and Asian Americans in the Law and Silicon Valley

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP 425 Market St, 33rd Floor San Francisco, CA, 94105 United States (map)

1.0 Hour MCLE Elimination of Bias Credit

Presented by the AABA Civil Rights and Women’s Committees and Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus.

This exciting panel will address:

  • The recent Pao v. Kleiner Perkins trial
  • Gender and Asian American bias in the workplace in Silicon Valley and the legal field
  • How to preserve your rights if you have been discriminated against


  • Professor Joan Williams (UC Hastings): Professor Williams is a Distinguished Professor of Law at UC Hastings and Director of the Center for WorkLife Law. She has authored eight books, including What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know.
  • Michelle Lee (Rudy Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe LLP): Michelle Lee represents employees at Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe, LLP. She was a member of the Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins trial team.
  • Winifred Kao (Moderator) (Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus): Winfred Kao is the Litigation Director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus, where she represents low-wage Asian American and immigrant workers, focusing on discrimination, wage and hour, workplace safety, and wrongful termination issues.

Admission is FREE.

Space is limited!  Please RSVP HERE.