It took just nine days for DLA Piper to part ways with Louis Lehot after another partner at the firm publicly alleged that he had sexually assaulted her multiple times.

But DLA Piper has yet to budge on the broader issue highlighted in Vanina Guerrero’s explosive open letter: the firm’s insistence on resolving her claims against Lehot through arbitration, per a clause she signed upon joining the firm in September 2018.

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