Gender Discrimination Expert Witnesses

Gender Discrimination

What is a gender discrimination expert witness?

Gender discrimination expert witness candidates typically have backgrounds in employment law, social psychologysocial science, human resources management, and/or economic damages as they relate to emotional distress/mental health, employment discrimination, or wrongful termination. In a high-profile case, a law firm may request a consultant with prior expert testimony experience. 

What types of cases require a gender discrimination expert witness?

Gender discrimination is discrimination towards people based on their gender identity. Affirmative action is a set of laws and policies intended to end discrimination, and primarily focuses on education and employment. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 specifically prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin. The US government Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), headquartered in Washington, DC, is responsible for enforcing employment laws regarding discrimination against employees.

A discrimination case requiring gender discrimination expert witness services often involves vocational matters, such as wrongful termination, workers compensation, hiring practices, or sexual harassment.

What litigation support work might a gender discrimination expert witness be expected to perform?

Gender discrimination litigation support services could include employment records review, research and authoring expert reports, workplace evaluations, providing expert opinions, depositions, and expert witness testimony in the courtroom. In addition, law firms may seek a gender discrimination specialist for pre-litigation consulting work.

In addition to gender discrimination, Cahn Litigation Services has searched for experts to support many types discrimination cases including racial discrimination, age discrimination, and sex discrimination.

Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a gender discrimination expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience for all types of gender discrimination matters. The firm is frequently called upon by law firm clients to locate specialists in gender bias, gender stereotypes, and sex discrimination.

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Cahn Litigation Services knows Gender Discrimination expert witnesses that are available for litigation support. Because all of our expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences, attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.