Analysis: Ninth Circuit Decision Reshapes Use of Statistical Evidence in Pay Equity Class Actions

April.26.2021

In this Law360 article, Orrick partner Marc Shapiro, Of Counsel Katie Mantoan and associate Kelly Williams analyze the importance of a recent Ninth Circuit decision on the use of statistical evidence in employment class actions.

The article describes the Ninth Circuit’s heightened standard for the use of statistical models in job bias class actions as “significant,”  explaining “that plaintiffs may no longer cobble together statistical evidence and argue any meaningful scrutiny should be deferred until the merits.”

The full article can be read here: How Tuna Antitrust Ruling Affects Job Bias Class Actions.