Legal News

Ross Day, Prominent Oregon Lawyer, Sued by Former Employee for Sexual Harassment
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Portland attorney Ross Day is being sued by a former employee for $450,000, claiming sexual harassment by discussing the book Fifty Shades of Grey and sending the attorney erotic emails, according to The Oregonian.

Day has been working in the state of Oregon as an attorney since 2000 and became prominent by representing the Oregon Family Council. The Oregon Family Council opposes gay marriage. Day is also a former executive director of Common Sense for Oregon.

  
What
Where


The lawsuit was filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court last week by Andrea R. Meyer. Meyer claims that she was employed at Day Law Group and had no issues with Day until December of 2013. The two traveled to Medford for a three-day trial and was told by Day that she ‘smelled nice.’ She claims Day also said he would leave his adjoining hotel room unlocked after he went to bed in case she had any questions.

According to the lawsuit, Day discussed Fifty Shades of Grey with Meyer and even sent her an email with a link to the sexual technique, “Girlfriend Activation System.”

“(Meyer) watched the beginning of the video and, disgusted, did not finish the video,” the lawsuit states, which also states that Day “often falsely suggested to (Meyer) that her husband did not appreciate her.”

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




The lawsuit also claims that Day used a fake name to send inappropriate emails to Meyer about his fantasies, one of which was a workplace affair. Meyer looked into the IP address and discovered it belonged to Day. She confronted Day about it and he admitted to the emails and apologized.

On February 24, Day held a meeting for the entire staff and announced that “he had been sending sexual emails to many people and apologized to everyone. However, the only person in the office who received sexually inappropriate emails from Defendant Day was (Meyer),” according to the lawsuit.



Meyer quit her job on May 2 due to the sexual harassment from Day. She is asking for $450,000 for lost wages and emotional distress.



 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Mid-level Computer Science Associate Attorney

USA-DC-Washington

Washington, D.C. office of our client seeks mid-level computer science associate attorney with 2-5 y...

Apply Now

Health Care Associate Attorney

USA-OH-Cleveland

Cleveland office of our client seeks health care associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience in ...

Apply Now

Tax Associate Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

New York City office of our client seeks tax associate attorney with 3-4 years of experience. The id...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Paralegal / Secretary

USA-PA-Pittsburgh

Part-time Downtown sole practitioner with more than thirty years\' experience seeking a motivated...

Apply now

Litigation Paralegal

USA-WA-Bellevue

Two attorney business litigation firm needs a ¾ to full time litigation paralegal to assist pri...

Apply now

Paralegal III - Labor & Employment

USA-TX-Katy

Job Description: Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required Bachelor’s d...

Apply now

Legal Secretary / Paralegal

USA-FL-Miami

Why Work Here? “Great benefits” Needed Immediately – Legal Secretary w/Famil...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top