Employment Law Archives


Riot Games Settles for $100 Million

PRESS RELEASE FOR RIOT GAMES $100 MILLION SETTLEMENT Breaking News Riot Games Settlement 12/27/21 Today the Plaintiffs in McCracken, et al. v. Riot Games, et al. filed a Motion for Preliminary Approval of a $100 million settlement plus major injunctive relief in their equal pay class action. Congratulations to the WOMEN OF RIOT GAMES whose courage and commitment led to this result. Genie Harrison, Mia Munro, [...]

Riot Games Gets Go-Ahead to Talk Settlement in Gender Bias Suit

Riot Games Gets Go-Ahead to Talk Settlement in Gender Bias Suit October 1, 2021 Link to court dockets and story at BloombergLaw.com Women suing Riot Games Inc., a unit of Tencent Holdings Ltd., for harassment and pay discrimination got the go-ahead on Friday to schedule settlement talks with the game maker in a Los Angeles court. The women filed claims against Riot in 2018, alleging the company denied them equal pay and promotions, and subjected [...]

Genie Harrison’s Advocate Column, September 2021

Updates: State Bar Seems Determined To Open The Practice Of Law To Non-Lawyers Also: Virtual MSC platform for LA Superior PI cases is a success with a dozen cases settled by CAALA President Genie Harrison for The Advocate, September 2021 September is an important month for the State Bar’s ongoing efforts to open the practice of law to hedge funds, big accounting and tech, and corporations, and to create a new second-class licensure [...]

Genie Harrison Included on Los Angeles Business Journal Top Lawyers List

Leaders of Influence: Litigators & Trial Attorneys July 12, 2021 / Excerpt from the Los Angeles Business Journal There are many brilliant attorneys in Los Angeles – masters of their craft that can prepare individuals and businesses for any legal issue that might arise while expertly providing counsel to protect their clients’ assets and livelihoods. There is also a special breed or attorney that needs to transcend expert [...]

Paraprofessionals Won’t Fix the Access to Justice Problem

Paraprofessionals Won’t Fix the Access to Justice Problem by Genie Harrison for Bloomberg Law, June 9, 2021 Opening up the practice of law and law firm ownership to “paraprofessionals” is being promoted—including by investors—as a way to improve access to justice. California attorney Genie Harrison, president of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, says data does not support this concept, and such a move will seriously undermine the integrity of the legal profession. As [...]

Practicing in a Pandemic

Practicing in a Pandemic How young female attorneys can stand up, step forward, and stand out during the new work-from-home era by Stephanie Charlin for the March/April 2021 Issue of Forum - Read It Here >

Genie Harrison’s Advocate Column, April 2021

Google Law, PC by CAALA President Genie Harrison for The Advocate, April 2021 The State Bar plans to bring non-lawyers into the practice of law. It’s time for you to become involved. Google Law Firm, PC. Amazon Law, LLC. Mercury Insurance Law, Inc. That list of hypothetical law firms may read like a bad dream, but non-lawyer ownership of law firms is coming, and the extent to which they take over the legal [...]

Fighting For Victims of Discrimination at Work

Natural Fighter: Genie Harrison Law Firm represents clients who’ve faced discrimination at work. Jan. 11, 2021 — by Shane Nelson for Daily Journal Genie Harrison decided in middle school she wanted to prosecute war criminals. “I felt very passionately about this big idea of working at The Hague,” the founder of the Genie Harrison Law Firm said. “And I wanted to go after the leaders of countries and their regimes who had done terrible, [...]

California Lawyers Slam Fee-Sharing at Law.com

California Lawyers Slam Bar Proposals for Fee-Sharing, Nonattorney Ownership September 23, 2019 — Cheryl Miller for Law.com Support, and opposition, for allowing fee-sharing with nonprofits and allowing nonlawyer ownership. > Genie Harrison of Genie Harrison Law Firm, opposed the proposal. “There is already too much pressure to be profitable, and making Google Law Firm, or something like that, a possibility is going to drive this into a gig economy task-based system instead of a [...]

Huffpost Interview With Genie Harrison

How This Lawyer Is Trying To Hit Harvey Weinstein Where It Hurts Sexual harassment attorney Genie Harrison has tackled Weinstein and Kevin Spacey — and now she’s going after the system. September 11, 2019 — By Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani Watch the entire interview on sexual harassment attorney Genie Harrison at Huffington Post here > 

Bloomberg Story on Forced Arbitration by Genie Harrison

INSIGHT: Forced Arbitration Is Bad News for Employees, California Stats Show August 15, 2019 — By Genie Harrison for Bloomberg Law. After parsing five years’ of California employment arbitration data, Los Angeles employment attorney Gene Harrison and colleagues find statistics show employers reap the benefits of a secretive and grossly inequitable system. Harrison says arbitration skews in favor of economic powerhouses, including in sexual harassment cases, and supports the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act. [...]

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, [...]

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