Many years ago, I mediated an egregious sexual-harassment case.
A young woman―bright, personable and talented―left the modeling world to pursue her goal of becoming a successful business executive.
A series of nightmarish encounters with older male executives quashed her dreams.
In despair, she turned to the legal system. She retained a zealous team of attorneys. Soon afterward, the defendant corporation retained its zealous team of attorneys. I was the mediator.
When we began the mediation, the parties were $5.45 million apart. The plaintiff sought $5.5 million in damages, while…