Associate Evan Gibbs' biweekly column in Above the Law explores the question: Can Harvey Weinstein be successfully sued? In Part I of his analysis, Gibbs discusses the barriers potential plaintiffs could face in suing Weinstein and The Weinstein Company LLC for sexual harassment. In Part II, Gibbs applies the analysis to the first complaint that has been filed against The Weinstein Company by Actress Dominique Huett, who alleges one count of negligence and is seeking $5 million in damages. Gibbs analyzes procedural and substantive issues of the case and concludes, writing, "I believe it will take many months (more likely years) to resolve the factual and legal issues in this lawsuit, assuming it's not settled prior to resolution on its merits."
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