Lynne Bernabei Comments on Sexual Harassment in Congress for the Washington Post

ON NOVEMBER 28, 2017

Bernabei & Kabat (http://www.bernabeipllc.com/) founding partner, Lynne Bernabei (http://www.bernabeipllc.com/Who-We-Are/Lynne-Bernabei.shtml), was quoted by Washington Post (https://www.washingtonpost.com/regional/) because of her expertise in representing congressional workers in employment claims. The article, "On Capitol Hill, pressure grows for more transparency in harassment cases," (https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/on-capitol-hill-pressure-grows-for-more-transparency-in-harassment-cases/2017/11/27/a14c80d8-d388-11e7-b62d-d9345ced896d_story.html?utm_term=.a6fe438a91c8) touches on the recent revelations surrounding Representative John Conyers Jr.'s confidential sexual harassment settlements. Ms. Bernabei was quoted stating that "[c]onfidential settlements can be a double-edged sword... [t]hey protect victims who want to remain anonymous, but confidential allegations do not lead to corrective behavior." Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have been under increasing amounts of pressure in recent weeks to address growing numbers of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct allegations against members of Congress.

To read the full article in the Washington Post, click here. (https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/on-capitol-hill-pressure-grows-for-more-transparency-in-harassment-cases/2017/11/27/a14c80d8-d388-11e7-b62d-d9345ced896d_story.html?utm_term=.a6fe438a91c8)