Women's Rights and Women's Wrongs in the Me Too Era
Gloria Allred is a founding partner of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg with offices in Los Angeles and New York. Her firm has been the leading women's rights private law firm in the nation for 44 years, winning hundreds of millions of dollars for victims. Ms. Allred has won countless honors for her pioneering legal work on behalf of women's rights and for minorities. She is best known for her work on behalf of victims of rape, sexual harassment, child sexual abuse, and battered women cases. A recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the National Trial Lawyers and American Lawyer Magazine for her work in combating injustices and winning new rights especially for women and minorities, Ms. Allred was honored to be inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in September 2019.
Ms. Allred will discuss how women take action to right the wrongs against them to win justice and accountability in both the civil and criminal justice system. She will provide real life examples of women becoming empowered and achieving legal and political reckonings in the Me Too era.