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 [...]

2019-09-26T23:40:56-07:00

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 > 

2019-09-18T21:44:02-07:00

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. [...]

2019-09-09T11:11:14-07:00

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

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 [...]

2019-07-17T20:08:24-07:00

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) [...]

2019-07-17T20:07:29-07:00

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.

2019-07-17T22:46:31-07:00

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 [...]

2019-07-17T22:47:17-07:00

Women Are Rarely Accused of Harassment Says Attorney Genie Harrison in USA Today

Women are rarely accused of sexual harassment, and there’s a reason why December 18, 2017 — by Maria Puente, USA Today Here are some excerpts from the story: In the fire-hose torrent of sexual harassment scandals we are staggering under these days, one thing stands out as a common factor in all the cases: The accused are men. “One of the reasons it is men who harass women, and sometimes other men, is that this is [...]

2019-07-17T23:28:51-07:00

Genie Harrison Gives Expert Analysis on Charlottesville

“California Employer Questions After Charlottesville” Download the PDF of the story “California Employer Questions after Charlottesville” , or read the story below: August 22, 2017 – Expert analysis for Law360.com by Genie Harrison We may champion the protection of members of the LGBTQ community who demonstrate in support of their equal rights, or for women who march against political and societal misogyny, but do we feel the same when employees wave the Nazi flag [...]

2019-03-26T14:45:18-07:00

Genie Harrison Comments on James Comey Hearing

“Comey Hearing Parallels What Fired Employees Face in Court”  Employment attorney Genie Harrison’s commentary on FBI Director James Comey Hearing June 12, 2017 – by Genie Harrison for Law360.com “At the time, did you say anything to the president about — that is not an appropriate request, or did you tell the White House counsel, that is not an appropriate request, someone needs to go tell the president that he can’t do those things?” “You could have said ‘Mr. President, this meeting is inappropriate … You should not be making such a request.’” [...]

2019-07-17T23:26:52-07:00

Genie Harrison on the Wrongful Termination of James Comey

When Your Boss Isn’t Decent Enough to Say, ‘You’re Fired’ June 6, 2017 – by Genie Harrison for Law360.com As America watched, FBI Director James Comey joined the ranks of 7.1 million unemployed workers last month when President Donald Trump fired him halfway into his 10-year term. Comey’s termination was sensational, as was the way it happened. Trump didn’t call Comey into a private meeting to hand him his pink slip. Instead, the president announced [...]

2019-07-17T20:07:00-07:00