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Margaret Rosenthal Comments on Move to Drop Mandatory Arbitration for Sexual Harassment Claims

News / November 13, 2018

Partner Margaret Rosenthal is quoted in an article published Nov. 12, 2018, by The Washington Post. The article, “Google and Facebook Ended Forced Arbitration for Sexual Harassment Claims. Why More Companies Could Follow,” discusses why tech companies and others are moving away from mandatory arbitration clauses to better respond to claims of sexual misconduct in the workplace.

Rosenthal told the publication, however, that many companies are still considering if they should change their policies. “Our clients are evaluating what is the best course of action given their strong support for the benefits of arbitration and their respect for the goals of the #MeToo movement,” she said.

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