Over the course of my career, I have been fortunate enough to be actively involved in a number of professional organizations designed to bring justice and civil rights to the […]
Partner Randy Strauss continues his life-long love affair with music as he and his band, Idiot Grins, release their third album, State of Health. The album has recieved rave reviews, with critics saying: “…this […]
When you meet Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer’s Randy Strauss the first thing you think of is a passionate, diligent, talented plaintiffs’ attorney who has great respect for the […]
We are excited and proud to announce that associate attorney Jayme L. (Burns) Walker has been chosen by California Super Lawyer’s as a Rising Starin 2014. Her selection was featured in San Francisco […]
Every story has a beginning, a middle and an end. For victims of sex crimes, the story begins with what they once had, and it ends with what they have lost. In the middle is what happened to them, an event or series of events they must share with others in order to achieve justice and healing.
Sexual harassment has been around forever, but legal protections for victims are surprisingly recent. The civil rights movement, the women’s movement, and a groundswell of victims’ stories and protests became the catalysts society needed to finally realize no one deserves to be insulted, threatened or demeaned, including in the workplace.
It’s about time: Actor Kevin Spacey faces criminal charges; comedian Bill Cosby has been convicted; film mogul Harvey Weinstein and CBS president Leslie Moonves are on the Hollywood blacklist; and TV news personalities Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose are off the air.