For companies that need assistance addressing the myriad issues arising from claims of sexual harassment in the workplace, Morgan Lewis offers a leading multidisciplinary team uniquely suited to address these complex challenges.
Under the leadership of Grace E. Speights, who heads the firm’s global labor and employment practice and has long been called on by clients to manage high-profile claims and crises, Morgan Lewis can help clients investigate, defend against, and develop advance plans to avoid or minimize the reputational damage from such claims.
Combining our longstanding and market-leading labor and employment team with deep crisis management experience and the investigative backgrounds of former leaders from the US Attorney General’s Office, former federal prosecutors, state prosecutors, and leaders from other government agencies–including a special team of more than 30 female attorneys–we built a team over decades that can strategically and effectively manage complex internal investigations on behalf of clients and defend them in the matters that result when allegations of harassment by a top member of management becomes a crisis.
The #MeToo movement has dramatically raised the stakes for companies facing allegations of workplace sexual harassment, which can quickly turn into a public relations crisis that needs to be managed. This course provides timely, valuable and practical advice for in-house counsel facing the many challenges associated with investigating, defending and managing crises arising from workplace sexual harassment claims