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Sharon Otterman

NYU Hires Law Firm to Investigate Behavior of Steinhardt, a Prominent Donor

A lawyer who helped lead an investigation into sexual abuse allegations against a USA Gymnastics team doctor will examine whether Michael H. Steinhardt engaged in sexual harassment.

Women Who Worked with Billionaire Philanthropist Michael Steinhardt Say He Asked for Sex

“Institutions in the Jewish world have long known about his behavior, and they have looked the other way,” said one of seven women who have recounted Steinhardt making sexual requests. Steinhardt denied many of the allegations but apologized for “boorish” comments.

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