Appeals court lets Steve Wynn sexual harassment suit move forward

Appeals court lets Steve Wynn sexual harassment suit move forward

Article brief provided by Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • Richard Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal
November 24, 2021 12:00 PM
  • Richard Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal

    The dismissed sexual harassment lawsuit brought by nine women against Wynn Resorts Ltd. and its former CEO Steve Wynn will move forward following a Tuesday decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

    The appellate court reversed a portion of a ruling by U.S. District Judge James Mahan, who in July 2020 said the women’s pleadings were too vague.

    The appellate ruling, argued Oct. 4, said the District Court action was in part affirmed but in part reversed and as a result was remanded back to District Court.

    A spokesman for Wynn Resorts had no comment Tuesday on the reversed decision. Steve Wynn could not be reached for comment and a representative for him said he doesn’t want to be contacted by reporters because he is a private citizen.