League Of Legends Dev May Need To Pay Much More To Settle Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

In December, it was reported that League of Legends developer Riot Games would pay $10 million to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit. However, this settlement total was later thought to be many millions lower than what it should have been, and now it’s been withdrawn by the legal team representing the staffers who filed the lawsuit in the first place.

A new team of lawyers hired by the former female employees of Riot Games withdrew the proposed settlement of $10 million, saying it was the result of “alleged mistakes and improprieties by prior class counsel,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The members of the class action group have now hired women’s rights attorney Genie Harrison and employment lawyer Joseph Lovretovich to take over for the previous counsel.

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