Legal News

Class Action Claims UC Regents Title IX Process is Unfair for Alleged Perpetrators

Posted in Legal News on August 20, 2019

August 20, 2019 Written on behalf of John D. Winer A group of University of California students accused of sexual misconduct is pushing back as part of a growing backlash to the #MeToo movement. The class representative in a recently filed class-action lawsuit was a UC graduate student who said he dated another student twice… read more

Women’s Soccer Success Highlights Need for Equal Pay

Posted in Articles,Legal News on July 25, 2019

By John Winer July 25, 2019 After an astonishing 2-0 win over the Netherlands in the 2019 Women’s World Cup championship game, the U.S. women’s national team continues fighting for equal pay, as the issue takes center stage in the legal arena. As U.S. players hugged and celebrated their hard-earned victory over a tough Dutch… read more

Sexual Harassment in Uber & Lyft

Posted in Articles,Legal News on March 14, 2019

Written by John Winer March 14, 2019 The ease and reliability of ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft has transformed transportation across the country, especially for young adults who tend to use the app-based service on weekends to prevent driving while intoxicated. While reducing DUIs is important for public safety, there are growing concerns… read more

Can My Ten-Year-Old Tweet Get Me Fired? A Cautionary Tale

Posted in Articles,Legal News on August 29, 2018

Written by John D. Winer August 29, 2018 In this day and age, it can be hard to keep tabs on what goes down online, especially when it comes to Twitter. Many of us tend to think of Twitter as a safe space where we can be sarcastic, funny and silly, and sometimes a little… read more

John Winer Quoted in the Wall Street Journal

Posted in Legal News on November 27, 2017

(See link at bottom for original article in the Wall Street Journal, Nov 23, 2017) Harassment Complaints Mount, But Successful Suits Remain Elusive – By Sara Randazzo Nov. 23, 2017 7:00 a.m. ET The number of inquiries hitting California attorney John Winer’s office each week has risen sharply since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke. Women who endured… read more

Jury Awards Punitive Damages Verdict Of $2 Million Against FedEx For Sexual Harassment

Posted in Legal News on June 2, 2017

Jury Awards Punitive Damages Verdict of $2 Million Against FedEx for Sexual Harassment. Contact the California Sexual Harassment Law Firm of Winer, McKenna, Burritt and Tillis, LLP at (510) 433-1000.

Jury Awards $328k Verdict Against FedEx For Sexual Harassment

Posted in Legal News on June 2, 2017

Jury Awards $328k Verdict Against FedEx for Sexual Harassment. Contact the California Sexual Harassment Law Firm of Winer, McKenna, Burritt and Tillis, LLP at (510) 433-1000.