Zalkin Law In the News

February 29, 2016

San Diego Union Tribune, March 29, 2016 Here is an excellent profile of the Zalkin Law Firm and the work done by Alex Zalkin and Irwin Zalkin and the firm’s attorneys to represent victims of childhood sexual abuse and campus sexual assault. While Zalkin has represented victims of clergy abuse for more than a decade, Alex Zalkin, his 31-year-old son, who joined the firm about five years ago, has focused on university cases. “I think there is an institutional problem with how they view sexual assault,” the younger Zalkin said. “I think historically it’s been marginalized and ignored. There is... More


February 17, 2016

Boston Globe. February 17, 2016 Alyssa Leader, who graduated in 2015, called for a culture change at Harvard so others in her situation will have their cases taken more seriously. “Harvard has an institutional culture of ignoring and silencing people like me,” Leader said Wednesday at a press conference in the Sheraton Commander Hotel in Harvard Square. CLICK HERE to read story.   More


February 17, 2016

CBS Boston. February 17, 2016 Coverage of Zalkin Law Firm announcement of civil lawsuit against Harvard University on behalf of victim of campus sexual assault.  Click Here to See Story. More


January 13, 2016

ABC7 News.  The Zalkin Law Firm announced the filing of a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a rape victim whose rape kit was never tested by the San Francisco police.  CLICK HERE for full coverage. More


January 12, 2016

ABC7 News. January 12,2016 Zalkin Law Firm client, Heather Marlowe explains  how SFPD failed to investigate her rape case and test her rape kit. CLICK HERE to read full story and see video coverage. More


December 18, 2015

Santa Barbara Independent December 18, 2015 “Accompanied by her lawyer and father, a former UCSB student announced Thursday at a press conference that she has filed a federal complaint against the UC Regents. Hayley Moore claims UCSB failed to investigate her sexual assault by a fellow UCSB student, even after Moore reported the incident to multiple campus officials. She is suing for damages, civil penalties, and attorneys’ fees, among other costs.” CLICK TO SEE ARTICLE More


December 18, 2015

KEYT Channel 3 Santa Barbara, CA  12/17/15 An alleged University of California, Santa Barbara sexual assault victim is filling a civil lawsuit against the regents of the University of California. The lawsuit alleges that UCSB failed to adequately protect victims and investigate complaints of sexual assault. CLICK TO SEE FULL COVERAGE   video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player More


November 19, 2015

Watch Attorney Alex Zalkin explain the lawsuit filed against Michigan State University by four victims of campus sexual assault. Fox News 17 coverage is below or click here. More


November 19, 2015

Attorney Alex Zalkin announced a civil lawsuit against Michigan State University today on behalf of four Plaintiffs who were sexually assaulted while students at the university.  This story on Michigan Public Radio includes an interview with Mr. Zalkin explaining the case. Emily Kollaritsch (left) and Shayna Gross are two of the four plaintiffs suing Michigan State University CREDIT STEVE CARMODY / MICHIGAN RADIO CLICK HERE to read article and hear the interview.   More


September 29, 2015

Reveal, Sept. 23, 2015. The Zalkin Law Firm Lopez case is highlighted in this article about how the Jehovah’s Witnesses hide childhood sexual abuse perpetrators under cover of religion. “Reveal looked at more than a dozen lawsuits and discovered evidence suggesting that Jehovah’s Witnesses leaders have either lied under oath or refused to cooperate with secular authorities on the hunt for abusers. In some cases, those elders remain in positions of power in their local congregations.” CLICK HERE to read full article. More