Beginning November 29, 2019, Wigdor LLP Founding Partner and prominent employment attorney Douglas H. Wigdor will launch Professionals in Residence, a brand-new student engagement program at Oxford University’s St Cross College. During this week-long program, Mr. Wigdor will facilitate engagement between students, alumni and the Oxford community at large by hosting a series of lectures, workshops, roundtables and other educational events about the ever-changing U.S. legal landscape.
A St Cross College alumnus and frequent lecturer, Mr. Wigdor will teach the Oxford community about a range of topics, including the #MeToo movement, the U.S. presidential race and impeachment, and the inner workings of handling high-profile sexual harassment and sexual assault cases from an employment litigator’s perspective.
Click the links below for more details about each event.
- Saturday, November 30: U.S. Employment Litigation Workshop
- Monday, December 2: Careers in Law in the USA
- Monday, December 2: Law and Innovation: How does Technology Transform the Law?
- Tuesday, December 3: Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Tuesday, December 3: The Presidential Race and Impeachment
- Wednesday, December 4: Working with the Media: The Do’s and Don’ts, the Risk and Rewards of Working with the Press
- Wednesday, December 4: Lecture on the #MeToo Movement
- Thursday, December 5: An Evening with Doug Wigdor
About Douglas H. Wigdor
Douglas H. Wigdor is the Founding Partner of Wigdor LLP and one of the Nation’s most highly regarded and well known plaintiff-side employment and sexual assault litigators. Ranked one of the Top 100 attorneys in the New York Metro area by Super Lawyers, Mr. Wigdor has been at the forefront of some of the most widely publicized sexual harassment and sexual assault cases that have made headline news around the world. Some of his notable representations include multiple alleged victims of sexual abuse by Harvey Weinstein, the hotel maid in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case, the rape victim in the Delhi Uber case that led to numerous executive resignations, and several plaintiffs in sexual harassment and gender discrimination cases against Fox News. Mr. Wigdor has routinely appeared in the New York Law Journal’s Top Verdicts and has settled cases valued at over $1 Billion. Because of these accomplishments, Mr. Wigdor regularly appears on television and is frequently quoted in the media. Mr. Wigdor has also appeared in several profiles about his career, including articles in The New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, and the London Independent. Due to his tenacity at the negotiating table and in the courtroom, a recent survey of in-house lawyers named Mr. Wigdor one of the most feared litigators in the Country. In addition to representing clients, Mr. Wigdor is an arbitrator, serving on the American Arbitration Association Employment Panel. Mr. Wigdor earned his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, cum laude, his M.A. from Oxford University in England, and his J.D. from Catholic University School of Law in Washington, D.C., graduating at the top of his class.