Joel Katz, the founding chairman of Greenberg Traurig’s global entertainment and media practice and the founding shareholder of the firm’s Atlanta office, is at the center of sexual harassment allegations that rocked Hollywood on Tuesday afternoon.

Deborah Dugan, the recently suspended president and CEO of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, filed charges of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Tuesday based in part on allegations that she was put on leave from her position last week after complaining that Katz had sexually harassed her in the run-up to her taking the position.

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