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A real wolf of Wall Street has penned a brutally honest op-ed on the sexual inequality women face in the world of finance every day. Former bond trader Sam Polk writes that a zero-tolerance policy for sexist and misogynist behaviour is the way to engender a culture of respect for women in the workplace.
Our firm McAllister Olivarius knows all too well how tough it can be out there for accomplished women - but there are ways to fight back. If you have been treated unfairly, we can help.Read more
Our Senior Partner tells Wired.co.uk that abuse against women is nothing new but digital technology is enabling it to occur ‘on an unprecedented scale and in new transformations’.
Dr Olivarius says it is time to stop taking for granted that it is simply endemic to contemporary digital life but instead recognise that it is real, an extension of existing patterns of abusive behaviour in the real world.
McAllister Olivarius is representing graduate students Nefertiti Takla and Kristen Glasgow in a Title IX lawsuit against UCLA for its handling of their sexual harassment complaints against Gabriel Piterberg—an eminent history professor and graduate student adviser. The Daily Bruin, the daily newspaper at UCLA, recently wrote an editorial on the case, holding that "it's evident UCLA has failed to create a campus where students are safe from faculty members’ advances."Read more
Represented by McAllister Olivarius, professors Gail Dines and Eric Silverman of Wheelock College have filed federal workplace discrimination complaints alleging religious bias by the college, which has damaged their careers and reputations. The Boston Globe reports that Dines and Silverman, both Jewish professors, claim they faced anti-Semitic discrimination after they wrote a letter in 2014 with four other colleagues that expressed concern about a lack of inclusion of Jewish perspectives at Wheelock.Read more