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

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

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

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 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