Columbus, OH asked in Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Ohio

Q: Can I sue an attorney I worked for that blatantly sexually harassed me on a daily basis? It was in 2019-2020.

I do realize that I have proof of it. Also, I have been seeing a therapist, and it has come to light that many of my anxiety issues are related to this abuse. I was not the only paralegal he abused either.

1 Lawyer Answer
Neil Klingshirn
Neil Klingshirn
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Independence, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: The statute of limitations in Ohio for sexual harassment that occurred before April of 2021 is six years, so you can still pursue a claim. The statute of limitations under federal law (Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act) is 300 days.

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