In the Media

A recognized expert in his field, Kevin Mintzer has regularly been quoted in the press on employment law matters, including in publications such as The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Daily News, the New York Post and Newsday. He has also appeared on national and local television programs. His recent media appearances include the following:

Klein asks JCOPE to investigate sexual harassment allegation

January 12, 2018

In this Politico story about the recent sexual harassment allegations against New York State Senate leader Jeffrey Klein, Kevin explains that the New York State Senate, as an employer, must investigate and can’t ignore a sexual harassment complaint against a senator, even if the complaint wasn’t made through official channels.

 

Politico

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From Hashtag to Legal Defense Fund: Hollywood Women Give Teeth to #MeToo

January 12, 2018

In this article about the new legal defense fund for victims of sexual harassment started by the leaders of the Time’s Up initiative, Kevin discusses the need for additional resources to fight sexual harassment against women in blue collar and less privileged positions.

Rewire.News

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Governor Proposes Sexual Harassment Agenda, Details Scarce

January 3, 2018

In the wake of the metoo movement, federal, state and local governments are considering ways to improve protections against sexual harassment. In this article, Kevin and other lawyers evaluate recent proposals from New York’s governor.

 

New York Law Journal

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Former Associate Director of CBS Evening News Sues Network for Sex Discrimination and Retaliation

November 27, 2017

A long-time associate director of the CBS Evening News sues CBS for discrimination and harassment. She alleges that she was subject to sexually offensive comments by a high-ranking CBS executive, discriminatorily passed over for work assignments, and retaliated against when she complained of discrimination. Kevin represents the plaintiff in the federal court action.

Jezebel

New York Post

 

 

 

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Weinstein Company Now Probed by Attorney General

October 24, 2017

Kevin provides expert commentary to the New York Law Journal on the subject of the ongoing sexual harassment investigations concerning the film producer Harvey Weinstein and whether non-disclosure agreements should be legal as applied to allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination.

 

New York Law Journal

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Executive Producer Sues Production Company For Sexual Harassment

August 10, 2017

Kevin represents an executive producer of an upcoming motion picture who alleges that he was subject to sexual harassment, including threats of violence, by the president of a newly-formed film production company. The action is pending in New York State Supreme Court.

New York Daily News

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In Albany, sleaze never goes unrewarded

July 13, 2017

The New York Post editorial board quotes Kevin regarding the unjustified appointment of Sheldon Silver’s former counsel to the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics.

 

New York Post

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Fox News Host Gretchen Carlson Sues CEO Roger Ailes for Sexual Harassment

July 7, 2016

Kevin provides expert commentary to NBC News regarding the sexual harassment and retaliation case brought against the head of Fox News.

NBC News

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Ex-Official Says Medical Examiner Forced Her Out Over DNA Technique

February 18, 2016

Kevin represents, along with co-counsel, the former Director of Toxicology at the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office, who alleges, among other claims, that she was forced out of her position in violation of the First Amendment because she sought transparency about the use of a controversial DNA testing technique.

The New York Times

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Can you lose your job because you talk about work on Facebook or Twitter?

November 23, 2015

The New York Post interviews Kevin about the intersection between employee rights and personal social media use.

New York Post

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