NY Dem Had 'No Concern' For Harassment Victims, Atty Says

Law360, New York (May 21, 2013, 2:47 PM EDT) -- The lawyer for two women who received a confidential settlement after being sexually harassed by disgraced Brooklyn Democrat Vito Lopez kept up the pressure on the head of the New York State Assembly on Tuesday, saying Speaker Sheldon Silver "showed no concern for women” working there.

Gloria Allred, who represents Chloe Rivera and Victoria Burhans — two of Lopez's targets, who since have chosen to go public — said Silver should have kept investigating Lopez last year despite her clients' request to mediate the particulars of...
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