Female Google exec hits back at male sex harassment accuser

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The female Google executive who was accused of groping a male colleague by patting his stomach while complimenting his “nice body” denied the allegations and claimed his time at the tech giant was “marked by repeated instances of misconduct toward women,” according to a new court filing.

Tiffany Miller, Google’s director of programmatic media, hit back in court last week at her accuser, Ryan Olohan, 48, who alleges that he was fired last summer after he rejected her advances.

Miller’s lawyers slammed Olohan for his “attempts to recast himself as a victim,” which are “particularly ironic in light of his troubled tenure at Google, which was marked by repeated instances of misconduct toward women and subordinates,” according to the filing in Manhattan federal court.

The Post has sought comment from Miller’s attorneys, who did not specify in court papers the nature of Olohan’s alleged “misconduct toward women.”

Miller’s attorneys said Olohan was fired by Google “based on his documented misconduct” and “with cause after a thorough investigation of complaints by numerous employees,” according to the filing.

“Ryan Olohan’s claims against Tiffany Miller are completely meritless,” a spokesperson for Miller told The Post.

“Instead of acknowledging the reality that — as Google has publicly stated — Google fired Mr. Olohan for cause after investigating numerous complaints about him by his co-workers, Mr. Olohan has concocted a fictional conspiracy theory that Ms. Miller and others supposedly orchestrated an elaborate years-long scheme to have him fired,” Miller’s rep said.

“The facts do not support Mr. Olohan’s attempt to blame others for the consequences of his own misconduct.”

Alex Rissmiller, an attorney for Olohan, told The Post: “Mr. Olohan’s complaint details his record of leadership and integrity, which Google consistently recognized for over 15 years.”

Tiffany Miller has denied groping Ryan Olohan, and complimenting him on his “nice body,” according to court papers.

“We are disappointed by Google’s refusal to take accountability and look forward to vindicating Mr. Olohan’s rights,” Rissmiller told The Post on Thursday.

The Post reached out to Google seeking comment. The company told Insider that Olohan “was terminated with cause after a thorough investigation of complaints by numerous employees,” adding: “We firmly stand by our decision here and we will vigorously defend ourselves against these claims.”

Miller “not only vehemently denies that she engaged in any improprieties whatsoever in her interactions with Olohan, she also categorically denies that she had anything to do with his termination,” according to the court filing.

Ryan Olohan, 48, is alleged in court papers to have engaged in “repeated instances of misconduct toward women” while working at Google.

Her attorneys also denied Miller was “very drunk” when she allegedly berated Olohan “in front of numerous Google employees,” telling him that she “disagreed with him 70% of the time” and “did not like him 70% of the time,” the filing said.

Miller acknowledged apologizing to Olohan for “raising [his] mistreatment of his co-workers in front of others,” according to the court papers filed last week.

Olohan, Google’s former director of food, beverage, and restaurants, filed suit last fall accusing Miller of rubbing his stomach at a company dinner and complimenting him for having “such a nice body.”

Miller, who is Asian American, is also alleged to have remarked to Olohan that he was a handsome man whose marriage to his Asian wife lacked “spice,” according to court documents.

Olohan filed a lawsuit alleging that Miller retaliated against him by criticizing him in front of co-workers after he rejected her advances.

Olohan, who is white, alleges in the suit that Miller knew about his wife’s ethnicity when she made the remark, according to court papers.

Attorneys for Miller categorically denied the allegations.

They alleged in court papers that Olohan created a “fictional account” in order to “blame others for his own significant shortcomings.”

Miller has denied Olohan’s allegations that she remarked to him that his marriage was lacking “spice,” according to court papers.

A spokesperson for Miller told The Post last week: “This lawsuit is a fictional account of events filled with numerous falsehoods, fabricated by a disgruntled ex-employee, who was senior to Ms. Miller at Google.”

“Ms. Miller never made any ‘advance’ toward Mr. Olohan, which witnesses can readily corroborate,” the rep said.

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