Steve Wynn Can Press Sex Harassment Defamation Lawsuit (1)

March 5, 2020, 6:44 PM; Updated: March 5, 2020, 8:47 PM

Casino mogul Steve Wynn’s defamation lawsuit against a lawyer who posted a press release accusing the real estate investor of sexual harassment may proceed, after a Nevada federal judge found genuine issues concerning whether the allegation was published with actual malice.

Attorney Lisa Bloom posted the release relaying her unnamed client’s allegation in March 2018, saying Wynn sexually harassed a dancer for the show ShowStoppers in Las Vegas for about two years. Bloom’s release alleged that her client and fellow dancers were directed to strip down to their underwear and perform provocatively for Wynn, and that her client found the...

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