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The new Omnibus Sexual Harassment Bill SB1300

The following op-ed was published in the Pasadena Star News on December 1, 2018.


See you in court, office harassers

Workplaces in California should soon become safer now that Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a spate of bills spawned by the #MeToo movement, including one that gives employees the right to hold others accountable the very first time they violate workplace protection laws. That change is earth-shattering.

Sexual harassment victims will be able to pursue claims based […]

2018-12-05T19:11:36+00:00

Genie Harrison Law Firm Discusses #Me Too Evidence in The Advocate

“Me too” and “not me too” evidence in employment litigation

Proving that an employee harassed or the employer discriminated against similarly situated individuals other than the plaintiff

October 2018 Issue of The Advocate — by Genie Harrison, Mary Olszewska and Amber Phillips of the Genie Harrison Law Firm

Read the complete story below, or download the pdf HERE.

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2018-10-19T15:57:09+00:00

Genie Harrison Comments to Daily Journal on Senate Bill 1300

Bill is critical component of sea change in women’s rights

Senate Bill 1300 finally eliminates the pass given to bad actors in the workplace that was rooted in the way the “severe or pervasive” standard hostile work environment cases was applied by the courts.

October 4, 2018 — by Genie Harrison for the Daily Journal

On the last day of September, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a number of bills in California’s “sexual harassment suite” […]

2018-10-04T22:55:39+00:00

Amber Rose Slutwalk in LA Weekly

Amber Rose on Why SlutWalk is More Important Than Ever

October 4, 2018 — Lisa Beebe, LA Weekly

Read the entire story, HERE

Here is an excerpt:

This Saturday, thousands of women will march through downtown Los Angeles to Pershing Square to take a stand for gender equality; as with most feminist marches, there will be loud chants and witty signs. But this event will look a little different from the others: Marchers of all shapes […]

2018-10-22T00:47:33+00:00

Lawsuit Against Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey Hit With Sexual Battery Suit By Masseur over “Extreme” 2016 Incident

September 28, 2018 – by Dominic Patten / Deadline Hollywood

Little more than a month since Kevin Spacey saw claims of another sexual assault case handed over the Los Angeles County District Attorney, the former House of Cards actor has been sued for sexually battery and false imprisonment.

“Spacey assaulted and battered plaintiff by forcing plaintiff to touch his scrotum, testicles, and penis, grabbing plaintiff’s […]

2018-09-30T18:51:16+00:00

Genie Harrison Files Lawsuit Against Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey Sued by Anonymous Masseur for Sexual Battery

September 28, 2018 – by Margeaux Sippell / Variety

A lawsuit was filed against Kevin Spacey in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday, detailing alleged sexual crimes the actor is accused of committing against an anonymous masseur in October, 2016.

The actor, who was dropped from Netflix’s “House of Cards” in November 2017 following previous accusations of sexual harassment, now faces legal action concerning allegations of sexual battery, assault, gender […]

2018-09-30T17:54:57+00:00

Genie Harrison speaks to Brooke Baldwin on CNN regarding Cosby sentence

September 25, 2018

Genie Harrison appeared on live on CNN today to discuss the Bill Cosby sentence. See YouTube video below:

2018-10-03T15:05:00+00:00

Genie Harrison Named to Daily Journal Top 100 Lawyers List

Attorney Genie Harrison is honored to have been named to the Daily Journal Top 100 Lawyers in California List

September 21, 2018

Genie Harrison has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California, across all categories, by the  Daily Journal, the nation’s leading daily legal newspaper, focused on law and business in California.

For its list, the Daily Journal takes nominations from all over the state of California and selects the leading attorneys in the state […]

2018-09-21T15:06:52+00:00

Genie Harrison Comments to Daily Journal on more time for #MeToo victims

More time for #MeToo victims

September 20, 2018 — by Genie Harrison for the Daily Journal

When CBS announced the departure of President and CEO Les Moonves on September 9, it was evidently hoping to close a sordid chapter in its history and move forward with a clean slate. Moonves had been charged with creating a toxic workplace, rife with sexual harassment and retaliation. CBS, in a corporate mea culpa, pledged $20 million to #MeToo.

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2018-09-25T17:19:33+00:00

LAW.COM: Legal Tech Gets Emotional

Beyond Emojis: The App that Turns Feelings Into Damages Data

September 1, 2018, LAW.COM

Plaintiffs attorneys are getting a boost in helping clients chronicle their emotions and it comes in the form of an app. That app is Damages Genie, which it allows clients to report noneconomic damages and attorneys to analyze the resulting data. The attorney’s dashboard allows the lawyer to sift through the plaintiff’s inputs, and render them into graphs and visual representations to be […]

2018-09-12T02:54:12+00:00

Genie Harrison Launches Damages Genie™ App and Software at CAALA Vegas

August 30, 2018

The Damages Genie™ app and software program for lawyers launched today at the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Annual Convention in Las Vegas.

Created by Los Angeles trial attorney Genie Harrison, and brought to life by her husband and graphic designer James Lizardi and software developer Martin Bambanian, Damages Genie™ allows plaintiffs to record data related to their emotional distress, and pain and suffering on a daily basis.

Genie Harrison attended the Damages […]

2018-09-17T17:34:35+00:00

Daily Journal on Damages Genie

August 29, 2018

Trial attorney designs smartphone app to measure trauma

By Andy Serbe, Daily Journal Staff Writer

An app designed to help plaintiffs’ attorneys better track the day to day emotional distress of their clients and quantify it for trial has launched, the first of its kind.

Damages Genie was designed by Los Angeles trial attorney Genie Harrison and her husband, graphic designer James Lizardi. The smartphone app gives plaintiffs a way to describe how they feel, log […]

2018-09-18T13:33:53+00:00