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NYSBA Presidential Summit Examines #MeToo Issue

Photo: David Handschuh/NYLJ

As part of its 2019 presidential summit, the New York State Bar Association presented a session on Wednesday titled “Listening to #MeToo: Why Laws to Prevent Sexual Harassment Have Been Ineffective, and What Attorneys Can Do.” In addition to examining laws regarding sexual harassment and how attorneys can work to prevent it, the panel discussed ways to support gender equity in the legal profession.

From left: Southern District Chief Judge Colleen McMahon; Gregory Chiarello of Outten & Golden; Kathryn Barcroft of Solomon Law Firm; Carrie Goldberg of C.A. Goldberg; and Susan Harper of Bates Group and chair of the NYSBA Women in Law Section spoke at the summit held at the New York Hilton Midtown.