LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A local law firm is offering to represent the women facing a lawsuit brought by the owner of the Haymarket Whiskey Bar.

Craig Henry law firm posted a tweet saying the law firm would represent the defendants in this case free of charge. He went on to say women should not be forced to face massive legal bills for telling their story.

Sexual assault allegations against the owner, Matthew Landan surfaced on Facebook around two weeks ago.

Landan filed a lawsuit stating the social media accusations damaged Landan's reputation and that of his bar. It names former employees who walked out of the business, and "Jane Does" who posted accusations against Landan.