Bloomberg Law
Feb. 12, 2021, 12:38 AM

Wigdor Has Near-Record Year as Companies Dodge Harassment Label

Chris Opfer
Chris Opfer

Companies hit with discrimination and harassment lawsuits increasingly look to avoid public battles by settling, which has been good for the Wigdor Law Firm and women it represents, Douglas Wigdor says.

The Wigdor firm had its second-best year on record in 2020, the firm’s founder said. Although courts were closed and litigation slowed during the coronavirus pandemic, remote video technology and mediation kept cases moving. The firm had its best year in 2017, he said.

The #MeToo movement and Black Lives Matter protests created “an atmosphere where companies are more inclined to resolve matters than to fight them in the ...

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