Analysis

3 Takeaways From NY's Legal Broadside Against Weinstein

Law360 (February 12, 2018, 9:01 PM EST) -- A civil rights suit filed Sunday against Harvey Weinstein and the production company he co-founded by New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman offers shocking new details about the disgraced movie executive’s alleged mistreatment of female employees and threatens to torpedo the company’s rumored $500 million sale.

Here are three takeaways from the explosive new complaint.

Schneiderman Shows Off His Subpoena Power

Though the harassment accusations against Weinstein have been public knowledge for months, Schneiderman’s complaint provides a new level of detail about what life was allegedly like for female employees at The Weinstein Co. This is thanks largely to Schneiderman’s...

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