From Sexual Harassment to Sexual Assault: Sexual Misconduct at the Workplace

October 12, 2011
Cornell University ILR School Labor and Employment Law Program and Fox Rothschild LLP
Cornell University ILR NYC Conference Center

16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016

6:00 – 8:30 pm

The increasing number of sexual harassment, stalking and sexual assault claims that arise from workplace behaviors involve the intersection of Title VII, tort and criminal law. Counsel for both employers and employees face a daunting task when representing clients in these cases, which require a detailed understanding of law and procedure, as well as a comprehensive approach to representing the interests of respective clients. Ethical issues may complicate choosing the best course of action for your client. Join us for a discussion of what you need to know when handling these complex cases involving fellow employees, management and customers.


Laurie Berke-Weiss, Esq. (ILR’71), Berke-Weiss & Pechman, LLP, represents plaintiffs
Lisa M. Friel, Esq., Vice-President, T & M Protection Resources, LLC; formerly Chief, Sex Crimes Unit, Manhattan District Attorney’s office
Carolyn D. Richmond , Esq. (ILR’91), Fox Rothschild, LLP, represents employers
Peter Toumbekis, Esq., criminal defense attorney

CLE Credit:

1.5 CLEs – Professional Practice (Transitional and Non-Transitional)
0.5 CLES -- Ethics


$125 (includes materials and light refreshments)


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