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The Genie Harrison Law Firm is a top employment law firm in Los Angeles that has been consistently recognized for its effective advocacy on behalf of California employees.

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 [...]

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, February 2021

We are here because of lies AND WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? by CAALA President Genie Harrison for The Advocate, February 2021 “What is the cost of lies? It’s not that we’ll mistake them for the truth. The real danger is that if we hear enough lies, then we no longer recognize the truth at all.” – Valery Alekseyevich Legasov (HBO’s “Chernobyl”) I write this column during the week between the president’s [...]

Genie Harrison on Top 10 Super Lawyers List

Genie Harrison is honored to have been named to the TOP 10 Southern California Super Lawyers List for six years in a row: 2016-2021. Genie is ranked #3 out of all attorneys in all practice areas. 2021 Super Lawyers Magazine (Southern California Edition) > Top 10 Super Lawyers List >  Super Lawyers is a preeminent national rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer [...]

Riot Games Class Action Lawsuit

Riot Games Backpedals Out of Class Action Settlement and Into More Litigation 1/26/2021 — by Chyna Brown for Top Class Actions (Read the story below, or here at TopClassActions.com) Riot Games has backpedaled out of a gender discrimination class action settlement and into possibly hundreds of arbitration proceedings, in addition to a class action lawsuit.This comes after Riot Games filed a motion to have its female employees settle their pay equity and sexual harassment [...]

Court rulings on Riot Games’ gender discrimination cases

LA court reportedly rules that several female employees must bring most claims to arbitration in Riot gender discrimination case Riot will still have to “fight on two fronts,” however. 1/25/2021 — by Andreas Stavropoulos for Dot Esports (Read the story below, or here at dotesports.com) A Los Angeles court made several rulings today in the case between Riot Games and female employees alleging gender discrimination and sexual harassment.The court reportedly ruled that plaintiffs who signed [...]

Weinstein Accusers Agree to $17 Million Settlement

Harvey Weinstein Accusers Agree to $17 Million Settlement 1/27/2021 — by Melena Ryzik and Cara Buckley for The New York Times (Read the story below, or here at nytimes.com) Some 40 women will participate in the bankruptcy court agreement, though others who have sued Mr. Weinstein and accused him of sexual abuse have objected to the terms and are considering an appeal. Nearly four years after the first claims against Harvey Weinstein made their [...]

Weinstein Sexual Misconduct Settlement Confirmed

Weinstein Sexual Misconduct Settlement Confirmed by Bankruptcy Judge 1/25/2021 — by Ashley Cullins for the Hollywood Reporter (Read the story below, or here at HollywoodReporter.com) “Eighty-three percent of the victims have expressed very loudly that they want closure through acceptance of this plan,” U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Mary Walrath said as she approved a settlement plan resolving most sexual harassment and assault claims against the producer. The judge handling The Weinstein Co.’s bankruptcy proceedings [...]

Will a Biden Presidency Restore Victims’ Rights?

Will a Biden Presidency Restore Victims’ Rights? 1/21/2021 — by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine (Read the story below, or here at MsMagazine.com) The incoming Biden-Harris administration has a long list of tasks to accomplish in order to make society fairer and safer for victims of assault, harassment and discrimination. The last four years have not been kind to women and minorities in the United States. The outgoing Trump administration made it more difficult for victims [...]

Hindsight Is 2020: Celebrating Feminist Victories

Hindsight Is 2020: Celebrating Feminist Victories 1/14/2021 — by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine (Read the story below, or here at MsMagazine.com) The year that just ended was one for the record books: a global pandemic; a divided nation; a contentious election that never really seemed to end; and people of all ages, races and political persuasions uniting in protest against racial injustice in cities large and small.As we catch our collective breaths and [...]

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, [...]

Perception Meets Reality: The Election Glass Is Only Half Full

Perception Meets Reality: The Election Glass Is Only Half Full Nov. 30, 2020 — by Genie Harrison for Medium.com (Read the story below, or here at Medium.com) With election 2020 almost behind us, Democrats have found themselves in the proverbial glass half-full/half-empty paradigm. The voting populace have elected a leader whom they believe epitomizes the key qualities needed at this moment: compassion, empathy, integrity and a true moral compass. At his side will be [...]

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