Sexual Harassment? Better Stay Away From Grandma The Clown!

Strange title to this post, right?

Well, as I wrote in Above The Law today, “I was walking by Lincoln Center yesterday when a radio reporter for a large station stopped me to conduct a ‘person in the street’ interview – he wanted my opinion on the sexual misconduct allegations made against Grandma The Clown.

Who?  What?

He explained that the guy who played Grandma The Clown in the Big Apple Circus had just resigned, as one news outlet put it, ‘after it came to light that he forced a 16-year-old aerialist into posing for pornographic photos in 2004.’”

This led to my recapping the nature and extent of sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement, and asking the question:  will you be the next victim of sexual harassment?

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Richard Cohen

Richard B. Cohen is a partner in the New York City office of FisherBroyles, LLP, a national law firm. Richard Cohen has litigated and arbitrated complex corporate, commercial and employment disputes for more than 35 years, and is a trusted advisor to business owners and in-house counsel both in the United States and internationally. His clients have included Fortune 100 companies, domestic and foreign commercial and investment banks, Pacific-rim corporations and real estate development companies, as well as start-up businesses throughout the United States. Email Richard at [email protected]