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Dart with missed target.

Once billed as a potential $200 million blockbuster, the gender pay discrimination lawsuit against Jones Day got considerably smaller late Monday.

Plaintiffs represented by Sanford Heisler Sharp last year filed class and collective action claims against Jones Day claiming the firm’s “black box” compensation model and secretive culture systematically denied women attorneys equal pay and advancement opportunities. 

In a joint status report filed late Monday, however, the individual plaintiffs and Jones Day indicated that the plaintiffs had decided to drop their class and collective action claims after crunching the nationwide evaluation and compensation data from 2012 to 2018 that the firm handed over in discovery

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Ross Todd

Ross Todd is the Editor/columnist for the Am Law Litigation Daily. He writes about litigation of all sorts. Previously, Ross was the Bureau Chief of The Recorder, ALM's California affiliate. Contact Ross at [email protected] On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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