Kathryn Rubino wrote for ATL:

This morning, Pipeline Parity Project (PPP) launched #DumpVenable. In response to a survey sent on behalf of T14 law schools, Venable said the incoming summer associate class would not have to sign mandatory arbitration agreements. However, according to an email obtained by PPP and sent only a few weeks after their survey response, the firm reversed course. The firmwide email, from partner G. Stewart Webb, Jr., announced a change in the firm’s arbitration position, stating, “The Firm has adopted a Mandatory Arbitration Provision that will be applicable to all Venable Personnel.”

In a statement, the student activists are specifically calling out the “deceptive” actions of Venable…

Read more at ATL.