Toolkit for Surviving Workplace Discrimination and Harassment by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine

In Case of Emergency: Your Toolkit for Surviving Workplace Discrimination and Harassment November 12, 2019 — by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine We all know the importance of engaging in physical and emotional self-care. For many of us, self-care includes ensuring that we get enough sleep, work out, stay hydrated and wear sunscreen. But I answer dozens of calls and emails every week from women whose rights have been violated in the workplace—and it’s [...]

2019-11-19T15:55:39-08:00

#MeToo Story in Ms. Magazine by Columnist Genie Harrison

#MeToo Ended Our Silence—Let’s Keep Using Our Voices for Change October 4, 2019 — by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine October marks the second anniversary of the #MeToo movement’s viral explosion—and two years of momentous change inspired by courageous women who told stories of sexual harassment and assault that stemmed from the unfettered abuse of power. #MeToo was the social media equivalent of yelling from the rooftops, and it created a movement. Many women [...]

2019-10-11T19:41:53-07:00

Genie Harrison Named to Daily Journal Top Employment Lawyers List

July 10, 2019 Attorney Genie Harrison is honored to have been named to the Daily Journal Top Employment Lawyers List for 2019 Genie Harrison has been recognized as one of the Top Labor and Employment Lawyers in California, by the Daily Journal, the nation’s leading daily legal newspaper, focused on law and business in California. The Daily Journal cited Ms. Harrison as a major voice in the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements in the wake [...]

2019-08-14T15:26:19-07:00

Forced Arbitration Isn’t FAIR by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine

Forced Arbitration Isn’t Fair July 8, 2019 — by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine If you’ve ever been sexually harassed or discriminated against at work, the FAIR Act is about you. Like most workers, you probably signed an agreement when you were hired that requires any disputes you have with your employer to go to arbitration. In order to get a job, you were forced to waive your constitutional right to sue in court. [...]

2019-10-12T16:02:20-07:00

Arbitration is failing California employees by Genie Harrison

Arbitration is failing California employees (Genie Harrison spent over a year analyzing CA employment arbitration results. Many of you don’t have access to the Daily Journal, so I have attached a pdf of my article here, with reprint permission from the Daily Journal, for your reading pleasure/horror.) June 6, 2019 — by Genie Harrison for the Daily Journal How is arbitration working for California employees? Read the full story of how Arbitration is failing [...]

2019-09-09T10:59:13-07:00

Genie Harrison Selected to Daily Journal Top Women Lawyers List

Genie Harrison has been selected by the Daily Journal as a Top Woman Lawyer. May 8, 2019 Genie Harrison has been named to the 2019 Top Women Lawyers List by the Daily Journal, a newspaper focused on law and business in California.  

2019-09-11T17:46:41-07:00

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 [...]

2019-07-16T13:37:47-07:00

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 [...]

2019-07-16T13:43:02-07:00

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 [...]

2019-07-16T13:38:45-07:00

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 [...]

2018-09-12T02:54:12-07:00

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 [...]

2019-03-26T14:08:16-07:00

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 figure more than twice their age. There, the victims allege, [...]

2019-07-17T20:06:08-07:00