Under the FEHA, California’s Fair Employment & Housing Act, if an individual is the victim of sexual
harassment while at work, they have standing to bring suit against their employer for failing to
protect them from sexual discrimination.
The FEHA (California’s Fair Employment & Housing Act) treats sexual harassment as a form of
sexual discrimination. As such, sexual harassment is prohibited and employers may be held
financially liable for failing to provide a safe work environment.
If you believe that you have been the victim of sexual harassment in the workplace, contact
Stillwell at (949) 494-4744. A highly knowledgeable and experienced employment lawyer, Attorney
Geniene Stillwell and the Stillwell Law Office have been helping victims of sexual harassment in and
around Southern California for over 20 years.
California state statutes and case law have defined sexual harassment very broadly. Newport
sexual harassment, even if the victim is unsure as to whether or not what they have experienced
falls under this category. Helping clients since 1988, we will be able to analyze your work situation
and if our skilled sexual harassment attorneys believe that you have been the victim of sexual
harassment, we will fight vigorously for you!
Sexual harassment may include but is not limited to the following conduct:
· Sexual Advances
· Leering / Staring
· Sexual Comments / Stories / Jokes in written, verbal or electronic form
· Sexual Gestures
· Making Sexual Demands
· Unwelcome & Inappropriate Touching
Although many believe that sexual harassment is only carried out against females by male co-
workers, sexual harassment may be perpetrated against either gender, by either gender, and also
includes unwelcome sexual advances or conduct by same sex co-workers.
If you have been a victim of sexual harassment in the workplace, please complete our Case
Evaluation Form. Newport Beach Sexual Harassment Attorney Geniene Stillwell will contact
you. We’ve been fighting for employees’ rights for 20 years. Let us fight for you!
For immediate help call the Sexual Harassment Attorneys of the Stillwell Law Office at (949) 494-
throughout Orange County, California.