Instant Insights / The Weinstein Effect: The Hollywood Sex Scandal’s Impact on Big Law
Since the news broke of sexual harassment and assault claims against Harvey Weinstein, one of Tinseltown’s most powerful movie moguls, ALM journalists have closely covered its connection to law firms and the legal industry. Whether the impact has meant more business for lawyers working for Weinstein or the company he formerly ran or more worries for firms facing harassment claims against their own lawyers, the legal community has felt The Weinstein Effect. In this Instant Insights, we’ve brought those stories together and will continue to update the collection as news develops.
Weinstein Turns to White-Collar Vets for Criminal Defense
As he battles sexual harassment and rape claims and a potential criminal indictment in New York, Harvey Weinstein has hired defense attorneys Benjamin Brafman in New York and Blair Berk in California.
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Harvey Weinstein, the media mogul at the center of sexual harassment and rape allegations, has hired criminal defense attorneys Benjamin Brafman in New York and Blair Berk in California.
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Christine Simmons writes about the New York legal community and the business of law. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org and find her on Twitter @chlsimmons
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