Sexual Harassment Law Blog


“Survivor” Faces Sexual Harassment Controversy

“Survivor” Faces Sexual Harassment Controversy

Survivor, the show that places strangers in a real-life situation in which they must provide themselves with food, shelter, and fire at a remote location, is now in its 19th season on U.S. television. The European version has been around even longer. Players are divided into various...

Anita Hill Leads Hollywood Commission on Sexual Harassment

Anita Hill Leads Hollywood Commission on Sexual Harassment

The MeToo movement revealed the pervasiveness of sexual harassment in the entertainment industry. Nearly 30 years ago, lawyer and academic Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment when both worked at the EEOC.
Thomas was confirmed by the Senate and still...

School Sexual Assaults – When Teachers & Staff Molest Kids

School Sexual Assaults – When Teachers & Staff Molest Kids

Protecting Our Kids - What Parents Can Do about School Sexual Assaults In this post we discuss the sensitive topic of school sexual assaults… Teachers, aides, janitorial staff, coaches and bus drivers assaulting our kids. First, we will look at a recent case from Colorado and then discuss...


Punishing the Victim – Retaliation against Lawyer after Sex Assaults

Punishing the Victim – Retaliation against Lawyer after Sex Assaults

[Multiple post updates] A female junior partner at law firm DLA Piper says she suffered retaliation after reporting she was sexually assaulted by a male partner. The woman claims that after she reported the assaults her work performance was criticized and she lost work opportunities. For purposes...

Store Pays $1.2 Million to Settle Sexual Assault Claims

Store Pays $1.2 Million to Settle Sexual Assault Claims

99 Cents Only Stores in northern California will pay $1.2 million to settle claims made by two workers. The employees say a supervisor sexually assaulted them in a walk-in freezer. When they reported the incident, both found their hours cut.
After the workers made their complaints, the...

How Can I Sue McDonalds for Sexual Harassment?

How Can I Sue McDonalds for Sexual Harassment?

One of biggest employers in the food service industry is McDonalds. Second only to Subway in the total number of U.S. locations, the company and its franchises employ almost 1 million people. For many young adults, McDonalds is their first experience in the workforce. Unfortunately, it is also...

TV Exec Takes Sexual Harassment to New Lows

TV Exec Takes Sexual Harassment to New Lows

As trial lawyers, we have seen it all. At least I thought so until this case. If ever there was a “worst boss” contest, billionaire Alkiviades “Alki” David would probably be the winner. If half of what a former employee says is true, David takes sexual harassment to a new...

Lawyers and Hostile Workplaces – The Misbehavior Continues

Lawyers and Hostile Workplaces – The Misbehavior Continues

The #MeToo movement is still big news these days (as it should be). Unfortunately, sexual harassment remains the norm in many industries. But lawyers? The answer is sadly, yes. Not a week goes by without another report of boorish behavior followed by a sexual harassment lawsuit.
This week a...

Alleged Rapist Dies After Testicles Hacked

Alleged Rapist Dies After Testicles Hacked

Sexual Assault Victim Post This wasn’t the kind of headline you were expecting in a sexual harassment blog! We wrote it to get your attention (although the story is true).
We certainly don’t believe violence is a way of fixing serious problems such as sexual assault. When people...