Clark Hill Attorney, Erin C. Galbally, Interviewed by The Philadelphia Inquirer on Investigating Decades-old Sexual Assault Claims in the Wake of the Allegations Against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Sep 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Clark Hill Attorney, Erin C. Galbally, was interviewed by The Philadelphia Inquirer on best practices for investigating decades-old sexual assault claims following the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.  Kavanaugh allegedly assaulted Christine Blasey Ford when the two were high school students in the 1980s. 

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Galbally states, “When you're looking at something that happened decades ago, while the principles of the investigation remain the same and you have an obligation to look into every nook and cranny [.] [I]t is definitely a challenging investigation to conduct because people's memories fade.” 

Erin Galbally guides her clients through complex labor, employment, and Title IX matters with a focus on achieving optimum results.  She provides daily counsel and long term strategy to public and private sector employers on all aspects of the employee-employer relationship, including collective bargaining, grievance arbitration, compliance under the FMLA, ADA, Title VII and related state laws, employee discipline, and workplace investigations.  Erin regularly appears before the EEOC and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.  She has a winning record in litigating employment matters in state and federal court and representing clients in arbitration. 

Erin is a Level II certified Title IX investigator.  She objectively steers educational clients through the investigatory process and the evolving and complicated reporting requirements mandated under the law.  She handles investigations from start to finish for K-12 schools and institutions of higher learning.  Additionally, Erin trains administrators, educators, and students on Title IX issues and works with designated Title IX coordinators to ensure compliance.