The last few weeks have demonstrated that the legal profession is hardly immune from sexual harassment and assault scandals engulfing workplaces in the #MeToo era. In this Instant Insights, we show you recent instances in which legal leaders have toppled from their positions amid such allegations and what the profession is doing about it to help stop the problem.
Scott Flaherty | May 08, 2018
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's resignation adds another name to the list of prominent male figures in the legal world who have fallen from grace in the wake of #MeToo.
Leigh Jones | May 10, 2018
In light of the Eric Schneiderman debacle, here's a rundown of legal leaders involved in some of the more notorious sexual harassment and assault scandals in modern history.
The Careerist's Vivia Chen talks with Brad Karp about the power imbalance in law firms and how to change it.
Joseph Evans | May 02, 2018
The London-based legal giant has asked partners and staff to disclose personal relationships in order to avoid conflicts of interest, while also starting a hotline for individuals to anonymously report bullying, discrimination and harassment.
Robert Storace | May 03, 2018
Arrested for domestic assault, attorney Dwight Merriam has agreed to take a leave of absence from the mega law firm of Robinson & Cole. Many believe he will not have a hard time returning to law.
Joseph Evans | May 10, 2018
The U.S. firm reported itself to the regulator after an outside investigation was conducted into claims by two staff members against litigator Mark Hastings.
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