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Genie Harrison Launches Damages Genie, an Innovative App and Software for Clients and Attorneys

Top Los Angeles Trial Lawyer Genie Harrison Launches First-Ever App and Software for Plaintiffs to Report and Attorneys to Analyze Non-Economic Damages Data

Damages Genie™ Provides Easy, Intuitive, 24/7 Attorney-Client Communication

Los Angeles, August 24, 2018

The wife-husband team of top trial lawyer Genie Harrison and prominent entertainment industry graphic designer James Lizardi, in collaboration with Genie Harrison Law Firm associate attorney Amber Phillips and longtime technology developer Martin […]

2018-09-12T02:53:43+00:00

Tips For Mediating #MeToo Cases

Tips For Mediating #MeToo Cases

Learn and embrace HerStory, let her show you by reenactment exactly what happened

August 2018 Issue of The Advocate — by Genie Harrison of the Genie Harrison Law Firm

Read the complete story below, or download the pdf HERE

Sexual harassment and abuse is not new. There is not “more” sexual harassment occurring now. Rather, as a society we are paying more attention; we are listening.

Likewise, the challenges inherent in the […]

2018-10-18T00:28:52+00:00

Genie Harrison Named to Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers 2018

August 7, 2018

California employment attorney Genie Harrison has been named to Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers guide.

The 2018 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers were chosen based on a research-driven, journalistic process that, for the past two years, vetted the views of peers and competitors, and recognizes those who are “winning big for workers” just 10 or so years into practice, alongside esteemed lawyers who have been fighting the battle for more than 50 years.

To view […]

2018-09-06T14:06:01+00:00

Genie Harrison Comments on Asia Argento Sexual Assault Accusations to LA Times

Asia Argento was a voice of #MeToo. Now she is accused of sexual assault. What does it mean for the movement?

August 21, 2018 — by Alene Tchekmedyian, Richard Wonton and Melissa Etehad for LA Times

The two encounters happened 16 years apart, but they have striking similarities. In both cases, a young actor was summoned to a hotel room by a prominent Hollywood […]

2018-09-06T14:03:16+00:00

Genie Harrison Comments on Asia Argento Sexual Assault Accusations to INSIDER

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer slams Asia Argento’s ‘stunning level of hypocrisy’ after #MeToo campaigner was accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old

August 21, 2018 — by Andreas Rentz and Spencer Platt for INSIDER

Harvey Weinstein’s attorney has launched a scathing attack on what he described as Asia Argento’s “stunning level of hypocrisy” after the Italian actress was accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old actor […]

2018-09-06T12:56:37+00:00

Genie Harrison Selected to Daily Journal Top Employment Lawyers List

Genie Harrison has been selected by the Daily Journal as a Top Employment Lawyer for 9th straight year.

July 18, 2018

Genie Harrison has been recognized as a 2018 Top Labor & Employment Lawyer by Daily Journal, a newspaper focused on law and business in California.

The Daily Journal cited Ms. Harrison as a major voice in Hollywood in the wake of recent movements to hold sexual harassers accountable. Also mentioned were Ms. Harrison’s testimony at a California […]

2018-09-06T13:37:10+00:00

Genie Harrison to Speak at Employment Law Forum

Daily Journal Employment Law Forum

ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
This full day conference will showcase the expertise and experience of leading practitioners in the ever widening topic of Employment Law.

Co-chair Genie Harrison will be moderating two panels:
#MeToo (9-10 am): Handling sexual harassment cases during the #MeToo movement and Pay Equity (11:20 am-12:20 pm): Pay equity issues remain complex for businesses to manage, and compelling to pursue in litigation. This panel will address issues in pay equity cases, including:  conducting pay […]

2018-09-06T14:50:08+00:00

Daily Journal Podcast on #MeToo Featuring Genie Harrison

California’s Capitol in the #MeToo Era

July 10, 2018

In this first episode of Courts & Capital, it’ll cover the #MeToo scandal across California specifically hitting the state’s Legislature hard. What are the legal standards in harassment cases? Has the Legislature exempted itself from the laws it applies to other employers? We talk to Wendy Musell (Stewart & Musell) of the California Employment Lawyers Association and plaintiff’s attorneys Micha Star Liberty (Liberty Law Office) and Genie Harrison […]

2018-10-22T00:37:06+00:00

Amber Phillips and Mary Olszewska Named Rising Stars

Congratulations to Amber Phillips and Mary Olszewska, who were named Southern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers.

CLICK HERE for a copy of Super Lawyers Magazine, Southern California Rising Stars 2018.

2018-06-19T23:00:40+00:00

Tax Law Typo Risks Bankrupting #MeToo Victims Without GOP Fix

Tax-Law Typo Risks Bankrupting #MeToo Victims Without GOP Fix

June 5, 2018 — By Jeff Green and Sahil Kapur for Bloomberg / Politics.

(Bold type added by Genie Harrison Law Firm):
Republicans are considering a fix to a provision in their new tax law that they acknowledge could inadvertently penalize victims of sexual harassment in the workplace.

But congressional gridlock before midterm elections in November means there’s no guarantee that the problem will be corrected quickly, if at all.

President […]

2018-09-06T22:23:05+00:00

Genie Harrison on Harvey Weinstein Arrest for USA Today

Rose McGowan, Annabella Sciorra, Asia Argento applaud Harvey Weinstein’s arrest

May 25, 2018 — By Bill Keveney for USA Today.

CLICK HERE for the entire story and photos in USA Today.

Here is a short excerpt from the story with Genie Harrison’s comments:

Some of Harvey Weinstein’s famous accusers — including actresses Rose McGowan, Annabella Sciorra and Asia Argento — made strong statements on social media Thursday endorsing news reports that the disgraced movie […]

2018-10-22T00:13:55+00:00

Genie Harrison Comments on Stormy Daniels Hush Money

Stormy Hush Money Not as Common as Trump Claims, Hollywood Says

May 3, 2018 — By Edvard Pettersson for Bloomberg.

Here is a short excerpt from the story:

President Donald Trump made it sound like the nondisclosure agreement his lawyer struck with an adult-film star was nothing special. Don’t try telling that to Hollywood lawyers.

While it’s common for the rich and famous to include confidentiality clauses in contracts with personal trainers, household staff and the like to protect […]

2018-10-22T00:34:10+00:00