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| Marcus, Ellen

  • A former D.C. teacher’s lawsuit alleging that he was fired in retaliation for reporting to the then-D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee that his principal instructed him and other teachers to alter students’ scores on standardized tests has survived a motion to dismiss in federal court. 
  • After a San Francisco judge already rejected its argument, Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins has filed additional pleadings in the sexual harassment case brought against it by its partner Ellen Pao contending that her claims should be arbitrated because she signed agreements with investment funds raised by Kleiner Perkins (although not Kleiner Perkins itself) agreeing to arbitrate these kinds of disputes.
  • JP Morgan reports that it has clawed back about two years of annual compensation from the three London-based traders it says are responsible for the trading losses reported by the company in May.  The traders are fighting back.