Guess Nears Win In Bid To Arbitrate Sex Harassment Claims

By Craig Clough (May 17, 2021, 7:13 PM EDT) -- A California judge tentatively indicated Monday he'd send sexual assault and sexual harassment claims filed by a model against Guess Inc. and its co-founder Paul Marciano to arbitration but said he would hold off on a final ruling while he considers arguments raised by Lisa Bloom, the model's attorney.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Steven J. Kleifield told the parties during a remote hearing that he will delay a final ruling on Guess and Marciano's joint motion to compel arbitration after Bloom urged him to reconsider his tentative ruling indicating he will find in favor of the defendants. 

Bloom told the...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!