FORTUNE — Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has been sued by one of its own partners, Ellen Pao, for gender discrimination and retaliation.
In a complaint filed in California Superior Court, Pao accuses the firm of discriminating against female employees, particularly in terms of compensation and promotions, due to their gender.
She also alleges sexual harassment by a former Kleiner Perkins employee, Ajit Nazre, and that the response by firm management was insufficient.
Kleiner Perkins has issued the following statement:
More to come. In the meantime, here is the full suit: