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 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 and paying him off. Ben Brafman, who is representing Weinstein in [...]

2019-07-17T22:45:26-07:00

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 [...]

2019-07-17T20:08:55-07:00

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

Genie Harrison to Speak at CAALA Trial Skills for the New Attorney Seminar

Genie Harrison Speaking at CAALA Trial Skills for the New Attorney ABOUT THE PROGRAM: A fast paced and complete seminar for all attorneys admitted to practice for less than five years. Learn basic trial lawyer skills and tips from a superb group of renown plaintiff trial lawyers. This is an all-star #CAALA teaching team that includes Mike Arias, Jeff Rudman, Elizabeth Hernandez, Minh T. Nguyen, Taylor Rayfield, Martin Aarons, Joseph Barrett, Mike Alder and Ricardo Echeverria. Los [...]

2019-07-17T22:54:42-07:00

Genie Harrison Installed as CAALA 2nd Vice President

CAALA 2018 Executive Committee January 13, 2018 – Los Angeles attorney Genie Harrison was sworn in as CAALA 2nd Vice President of the 2018 Board of Officers at CAALA’s 69th Annual Installation and Awards Dinner. Mike Arias was installed as the 2018 CAALA President. Also installed were Sean McCann (President-elect), Jeff Rudman (First Vice President), Doug Silverstein (Treasurer) and Minh Nguyen (Secretary). CAALA (Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles) is the nation’s largest association of plaintiff's [...]

2019-07-17T23:13:41-07:00

Genie Harrison selected as Top Female Attorney of the Year by IAOTP

Genie Harrison selected as Top Female Attorney of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). July 13, 2017 Genie Harrison, owner of the Genie Harrison Law Firm was selected as Top Female Attorney of the Year for 2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP), for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the Legal Industry. While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a [...]

2019-07-17T23:26:06-07:00