An ex-associate who accused Steptoe & Johnson of inequitable pay based on gender has dropped her case in light of last month’s U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding arbitration agreements that bar class actions over employment matters.

Ji-In Houck, who sued a year ago, stipulated to the dismissal of her case on May 31. She filed a demand for arbitration before JAMS in Los Angeles on June 1.

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