Venture capital giant Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has filed documents with the San Francisco superior court detailing $972,814.50 in legal expenses. This is the sum it wants reimbursed by former partner Ellen Pao, who recently lost a gender-discrimination suit against the firm.
Most of the expenses ($864,680.25) went toward expert witness fees, a detailed schedule of which is included in the pages below. Deposition costs and state-mandated court reporter fees were the next largest line items, and the only other ones amounting to more than $1,000 apiece. The documents were filed on April 23.
Kleiner says it is willing to drop the collections attempt if Pao, who lost her case on all counts, promises not to appeal. Pao is reportedly considering the deal.