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"It is often said that a lawyer’s main job is to be a zealous advocate for his or her client, which brings to mind images of profound courtroom arguments.  My experience has taught me that zealous advocacy means different things depending on the case and, most importantly, the client.  In representing victims of workplace sexual harassment, I feel it is important to first and foremost be a confidential resource, by listening and providing informed guidance.  To be an effective advocate for you—whether in the courtroom, mediation, or an administrative setting—we must first understand your unique story." 

The world’s third largest airline has been accused of failing to protect a female flight attendant from years of harassment by a male pilot. The Washington Post reports that the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission filed a lawsuit in federal court in Texas last week, alleging that the airline refused to take action against a pilot

A new lawsuit involving non-lawyer employees at Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, reiterates that there is no area of society immune from sexual harassment issues, and that a company’s response to allegations against an employee deserves as much scrutiny as the underlying behavior. Above The Law and the ABA Journal Blog outline the allegations

The #MeToo moment is making it harder for businesses to allow bad actors to quietly move on to other opportunities, as demonstrated by the resignation of Mayer Brown capital market’s partner James R. Tanenbaum. Above the Law and The American Lawyer report that Tanenbaum resigned in March when it surfaced that he was fired from

The chair and managing partner of the world’s second-highest grossing law firm has resigned after admitting to exchanging sexually-explicit text messages with a woman whom he’d never met. Bill Voge, who became chair of Latham & Watkins in 2015 after two prior stints on the firm’s executive committee, first contacted the woman in September 2017

It has been over a month since Sports Illustrated broke the story of the history of sexual harassment within the Dallas Mavericks’ organization. Since then, the team has hired outside counsel to investigate its culture, and brought in a new CEO who has committed to changing that culture going forward. Now, a new report from