Douglas H. Wigdor is the Founding Partner of Wigdor LLP. Mr. Wigdor has been at the forefront of some of the most widely publicized sexual harassment, sexual assault and employment discrimination cases that have made headline news around the world. Some of his notable representations include eight victims of alleged sexual abuse by Harvey Weinstein, the hotel maid in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case, the rape victim in the Delhi Uber case that led to numerous executive resignations, former Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan in her gender discrimination and wrongful termination case in connection with the Grammy Awards, multiple clients in the seminal “shop and frisk” cases, and over 20 employees at Fox News in their claims of sexual harassment, gender and race discrimination and retaliation against the network.
Mr. Wigdor is a Forbes Diversity & Inclusion Contributor, regularly appears on television and is frequently quoted in the media. He has been named one of New York’s most politically influential lawyers by City & State and a Top 100 Power Lawyer by The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard. Mr. Wigdor has also been profiled in the New York Times, Bloomberg, and the London Independent. Mr. Wigdor is also an arbitrator, serving on the AAA Panel. He served as a Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Arthur D. Spatt and previously worked as a prosecutor and at Morgan Lewis. Mr. Wigdor earned his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, his M.A. from Oxford University, and his J.D. from Catholic University.