We are pleased to announce the promotion of Kelsey Murrell to Higher Education Practice Lead – focused on representing students, staff, and faculty members who have experienced discrimination, sexual violence or sexual harassment.
The Guardian reports on our client’s settlement with Lady Margaret Hall, accused of negligence and discrimination for the way she was treated after reporting rape by a fellow student.
Ann Olivarius interviewed live on CNN as Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre settle out of court. Ann gives her take on the case, answering questions on the degree of justice of the settlement and what it means for victims’ rights.
“She had leverage, she used it and she triumphed. I say this is good news all round, and it’s good news for him because we know he couldn’t have handled this deposition, it was going to be a disaster,” Olivarius said.
MarketWatch features Dr. Ann Olivarius’ comments on the toxic workplace environment at Activision Blizzard and Microsoft’s acquisition.
Georgina Calvert-Lee comments on the case, and talks about the culture of impunity among powerful men, when to settle and the power of redemption and apology.
The Chronicle of Higher Education covers shocking deposition footage from our case against UIUC with the then dean, Barbara Wilson, saying she was “powerless” to discipline Professor Gary Xu’s abusive relationship with his student.
Dr. OIivarius has broken her silence and named her rapist.
Davis Enterprise reports on the allegations against the now geriatrician, and the Medical Board of California’s poor response to Olivarius’ complaint.
Dr. Olivarius talks to Insider about why women’s trust in the police has eroded.
“We deserve to know what the Met will do to change. Sunshine is the only disinfectant”
Dr. Olivarius featured in Law.com article about civil litigators fighting human trafficking and online abuse.
“I want to make a difference and also to advance equality in general and women in particular.”
“The inexcusable mishandling of the Larry Nassar case shows just how deeply young women are distrusted and ignored, to protect a powerful man and a money-making institution.” Dr. Ann Olivarius told Boss Betty.
“The criminal justice system is singularly unsuited to helping women get justice after sexual violence” – Dr. Ann Olivarius speaks to BELatina about the disbelief and prejudice women and girls experience when reporting rape or assault.