Second Sexual Harassment Complaint Filed Against Former DC Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor John Falcicchio
Washington, DC – Today, Debra S. Katz and Kayla Morin released the following statement in response to the ongoing investigation into D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s former Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development John Falcicchio.
“We represent a second employee of the District of Columbia who has brought forth serious allegations of sexual harassment by former Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development John Falcicchio. Her allegations are extremely disturbing and reflect a longstanding pattern of sexual harassment and predatory behavior by Mr. Falcicchio.
“Our client courageously came forward with her complaint because she wants justice for herself and other survivors. She intends to work with the District’s investigators to ensure accountability and we ask that you respect her request for privacy at this time.
“We encourage all women affected by Mr. Falcicchio’s unlawful and predatory behavior to contact Maia Ellis, the Associate Director of the Mayor’s Office of Legal Counsel, at Maia.Ellis@dc.gov, who is leading this investigation.”