Elaine Horn, Vidya Mirmira, and Joshua Asabor Author Column “Employers Should Take Surgeon's Sex Bias Suit as a Warning”

March 2024

Partners Elaine Horn, Vidya Mirmira and Associate Joshua Asabor recently authored an “Expert Analysis” column for Law360 titled “Employers Should Take Surgeon's Sex Bias Suit as a Warning.” The column discusses how a Philadelphia federal jury's recent verdict in a sex bias suit over Thomas Jefferson University's inaction on a male plaintiff's sexual harassment complaint is a reminder to employers about the importance of consistently applied protocols for handling complaints.

Elaine serves as Co-Chair of Williams & Connolly’s Employment Litigation and Counseling practice groups. Elaine’s employment practice includes representing and advising a wide range of companies across multiple industries in litigation and arbitration matters involving anti-discrimination and harassment claims under Title VII, as well as matters involving FMLA, ADA, contract claims, internal investigations, and disputes regarding executive compensation. Elaine also provides counseling on corporate and nonprofit employment policies, and has trial experience representing clients in complex civil and commercial litigation matters in federal and state court, bankruptcy court, and arbitrations.

Vidya is Co-Chair of the firm’s Employment Litigation practice group. She has extensive experience in complex corporate litigation; employment, trade secrets, whistleblower, and ERISA litigation; whistleblower issues and investigations; and legal ethics. Illustrative of her practice, Vidya has represented global corporations in employment, trade secrets, and whistleblower litigation; and leading law firms and their attorneys in professional liability litigation and in proceedings before the District of Columbia Office of Bar Counsel. Vidya also advises on whistleblower issues and conducts related internal investigations.

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Partners Elaine Horn and Vidya Mirmira Recognized as “Labor and Employment Stars” by Benchmark Litigation

Partners Elaine Horn and Vidya Mirmira Recognized as “Labor and Employment Stars” by Benchmark Litigation
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