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We are go-to litigators for clients ranging from working families to prominent executives and billion-dollar corporations. We have significant experience on both sides of the “v.” in state and federal courts around the country. We represent a wide variety of clients in complex litigation because we are motivated by doing the right thing for our clients, regardless of who they are and their station in life.

Sexual Abuse & Misconduct

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Representing survivors of sexual abuse and misconduct is a focus area for The Block Firm.

“While our clients’ trauma can’t be undone, they deserve justice
and to be compensated for their suffering and the enormous
disruption to their lives. There is no justification for sexual abuse,
and individuals and institutions should know that they will be held
accountable when they fail to protect those in their care from
predators.”

- Andrea Perry Block

We have recovered life-changing compensation for multiple survivors of sexual abuse. Our clients range from the youngest children, to older minors coerced into “relationships” with adults entrusted with their care at school or church, to patients in treatment centers and medical facilities, to adults attacked on business or public properties. We have pursued justice against corrupt religious figures, powerful business figures, and international executives. The purpose of a civil lawsuit involving sexual abuse is to compensate the survivor as much as possible through a monetary award, but it can have the added benefit of giving the survivor his or her day in court knowing that you have among the nation’s most sophisticated legal counsel practicing in this area standing beside you.

“Our toddler was molested at a public school while attending an enrichment program. We were tremendously impressed with The Block Firm’s wisdom and fervor to tackle head-on the gross injustice committed against our daughter. We couldn’t have asked for a better firm to represent our family.”

-Client in Title IX Sexual Abuse Matter

In our sexual abuse and misconduct practice, we do not just seek compensation for our clients; we have forced institutions to enact major policy reforms to prevent future misconduct, and our cases have led to the criminal prosecutions and prison sentences for multiple abusers.

Representative Engagements

  • Seven-figure pre-suit settlement on behalf of child sexually assaulted at
    school.
  • Multiple six-figure settlements against public school districts in Title IX
    sexual abuse lawsuits involving elementary, high school, and special
    education students.
  • Precedent-setting appellate victory for student victims of institutional
    discrimination.
  • Significant recoveries from prominent business figures.
  • Representing key whistleblower in international trafficking case against
    fashion executive.

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    Testimonials

    "Andrea is very insightful and an expert in her field. Truly a professional and a marvelous individual who always puts her clients’ needs first."

    Co-counsel in complex business litigation

    "Aaron is a fierce and creative advocate for his client. He knows the law cold, and you better too if you’re going to go up against him."

    Opposing counsel in complex litigation

    "I have worked with Andrea for over ten years and she is as good as it gets. She is a true partner to her clients, and consistently delivers top-notch results in an efficient and impeccable manner while maintaining the highest levels of integrity."

    Deputy General Counsel at International Bank

    "Aaron and Andrea are a fierce duo. They are honest, trustworthy, dependable, and fight for their clients tirelessly."

    Parent of Child Sexual Abuse Survivor

    “I didn’t know attorneys could do what you did for us. I am so grateful.”

    Parent of a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor

    “I have enjoyed the times we have had working with each other on this case. You and your law firm are awesome. Sending love to each and everyone that worked on our case.”

    Plaintiff in a Title IX High School Sexual Abuse Case

    “When I say trustworthy and having your best interest at heart, the Blocks go above and beyond. I would recommend the Block Firm to anyone what a tough, understanding team behind them.”

    Plaintiff in a Title IX High School Sexual Abuse Case

    “Aaron and Andrea fought aggressively for our daughter until justice was carried out.”

    Parent of a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor

    “Allison is everything you're looking for in an attorney. She's brilliant and insightful when it comes to the law, has a keen eye for detail, and most importantly she's a thoughtful and clear communicator, both with her clients and to the court."

    Co-Counsel in Representation of Fortune 100 Company

    “If we have a complex legal issue, we trust Max and the Block Firm team to provide excellent, practical advice to our business. Max delivers exceptional results, combining unparalleled legal acumen with approachability.”

    General Counsel, National Agricultural Corporation

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