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.
“After 50 years, Title IX needs a system upgrade.”
In a column for SmartBrief, Ann Olivarius reflects on Title IX 50 years on and her role as a pivotal participant in the landmark US case Alexander v. Yale University.
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.
Law.com article quoting Dr. Ann Olivarius on the recent lawsuit filed against the United States Tennis Association for failing to protect an up-and-coming athlete against alleged sexual assault by her coach.
Becker’s Hospital Review covers the recent ruling in the case against Mt. Sinai that clears the path to move forward for four of the plaintiffs.
MarketWatch features Dr. Ann Olivarius’ comments on the toxic workplace environment at Activision Blizzard and Microsoft’s acquisition.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York allowed has four lawsuits claiming age, race and sex discrimination against Mount Sinai Health System in New York to move forward.
“This is really a very serious situation for Activision,” said Ann Olivarius, senior partner at McAllister Olivarius. “Civilly, it does implicate the board of directors in ways that are not positive, and exposes the whole company to additional criticisms, fines, and analysis.”
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.
The gaming industry has many allegations of harassment against it. Dr. Olivarius explains how the Activision lawsuit will be a wake up call to the companies who aren’t protecting their workers.
“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.
Dr. Ann Olivarius speaks to Barron’s Advisor about how we can support women financial advisors and why it’s so important.