Joint Statement from Legal Aid, Cleary Gottlieb on Jane Doe V. City of New York Settlement
TUESDAY, MAY 02, 2017

The Legal Aid Society and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP released the following joint statement as attorneys representing the plaintiffs in action Jane Doe V. City of New York.

“This significant settlement with the City provides some redress for our clients who suffered horrific sexual abuse at the Rose M. Singer Center on Rikers Island.

We are continuing to pursue the claims against the correction officer who we intend to prove raped and sexually abused our clients; trial is scheduled to begin on May 9.