Even Female Judges Get Harassed!

“I had dinner the other night with a classmate from law school who has spent the last 20 years as a New York jurist. … [S]he told me that she could not believe how rude and abusive some male lawyers were to her. Like talking over her, interrupting her, and trying in many respects to run the courtroom and take it away from her.

… [W]hen I suggested (and here I give a big shout out to my partner Amy Epstein Gluck, the ‘Notorious AEG’) that this was sexist behavior on the part of the lawyers – that they would likely not do that to male judges, her response can be reduced to one word:


This is an excerpt from my Above The Law post.  You can read the entire post here.


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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]