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Sexual Harassment Lawyers

Sexual harassment in the workplace, which is a form of unlawful sex discrimination, happens in New York more often than you might think. When you are the recipient of unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, unwelcome touching, or verbal insults, you may have a legal claim against your employer for sexual harassment.



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Experienced Sexual Harrasment Attorney

At Leeds Brown Law, P.C. our sexual harassment attorneys have the experience you want on your side when navigating a claim against your employer or co-workers. We have spent decades handling workplace sexual harassment claims including those involving quid pro quo, hostile work environment, and gender discrimination.

Our lawyers understand that sexual harassment can result in emotional trauma, physical injuries, and, especially if you face retaliation, significant financial harm. We have the compassion and skill to help you recover an award that fairly reflects the monetary compensation you deserve. Whether you wish to reach a settlement with your employer or take your case to trial, Leeds Brown is dedicated to providing aggressive representation at all stages of your sexual harassment claim. Call us to learn more about your workplace rights.

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Attorneys Representing Victims of Sex Discrimination

At Leeds Brown, we also represent victims of sex discrimination that occurs when employment decisions are based on gender or when one sex receives treatment that differs from another. Sex discrimination can be intentional or can result from neutral policies that have a disparate impact on a particular gender.

If you work in New York, and are facing discrimination in the workplace because of your sex, sexual identity, pregnancy or status as a transgender individual, you may be entitled to receive monetary damages. As with sexual harassment, if your employer punishes you for trying to protect your rights to receive equal treatment and work in a safe environment, you may also have a retaliation claim. Contact Leeds Brown to learn more about filing a sex discrimination or gender discrimination claim.

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Leeds Brown Lawyers Fight for the Rights of those Suffering Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

There are federal, state, and local laws that protect employees from sex discrimination and sexual harassment. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its amendments prohibit employment discrimination because of things like sex, race, religion, age, pregnancy and disability. But New York and New York City have laws as well that protect even more employees from discrimination in the workplace. New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) or New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) prohibit discrimination based on characteristics such as gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status and more. At times, the laws overlap and determining how to proceed in your case, is a decision that should be made with counsel.

You may also have a claim for unlawful retaliation if you have received adverse treatment after complaining about sexual harassment or refusing to acquiesce to sexual advances. You are not alone. Leeds Brown can help.

Having attorneys like the ones at Leeds Brown, who thoroughly understand the various rules and regulations that apply to your case is essential to formulating a successful plan of action. Call us to learn more about the laws that protect you from gender discrimination.