Genie Harrison Law Firm Discusses #Me Too Evidence in The Advocate

“Me too” and “not me too” evidence in employment litigation

Proving that an employee harassed or the employer discriminated against similarly situated individuals other than the plaintiff

October 2018 Issue of The Advocate — by Genie Harrison, Mary Olszewska and Amber Phillips of the Genie Harrison Law Firm

Read the complete story below, or download the pdf HERE.

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2018-10-19T15:57:09+00:00

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 harassment suite” […]

2018-10-04T22:55:39+00:00

Genie Harrison speaks to Brooke Baldwin on CNN regarding Cosby sentence

September 25, 2018

Genie Harrison appeared on live on CNN today to discuss the Bill Cosby sentence. See YouTube video below:

2018-10-03T15:05:00+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

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 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

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.

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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