#MeToo Investor Suits

May 27, 2019
 

University of Illinois College of Law

CEOs, founders, and corporate officers have been in the headlines as part of the wave of #MeToo revelations.  One consequence for the companies that employ them is that the stock price drops and the company’s own investors sue.  What happens when money is on the line and sexual harassment by officers begins to be viewed as a potentially expensive legal risk?  This radio commentary sketches the promise and limits of investor #MeToo litigation.