Over $1B in Results and Counting

Experience You Can Trust For More Than Two Decades

McNicholas & McNicholas is a Los Angeles plaintiff trial law firm focusing on personal injury, employment law, class actions, sexual abuse and other consumer-oriented matters, such as civil rights, aviation disasters, product liability and public utility accidents and litigation. Founded by a family of attorneys spanning three generations, McNicholas & McNicholas has been trying cases to jury verdict on behalf of its clients for more than two decades.
Industry Recognition
The firm, dedicated to offering the highest caliber legal representation, has been consistently recognized for excellence by numerous publications and organizations, including Best Law Firms, Best Lawyers in America©, Southern California Super Lawyers Daily Journal Top Boutiques, National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers and Daily Journal Top Women Lawyers. This recognition comes from decades of trial experience, and this mastery and prowess is brought to the cases of each and every client.

Our Attorneys

A History Filled with Notable Successes

Many clients have said that the attorneys with McNicholas & McNicholas are an unrivaled force. The firm’s vigorous team of legal representatives have secured the largest consumer class action settlement in Orange County history of $42 million; a $44 million judgment for air crash victims as well as countless other substantial settlements and judgments.

McNicholas & McNicholas is adept in many areas of trial law, including class actions, personal injury and civil rights. As Panel Counsel to the Los Angeles Police Protective League and United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, the firm is also known for its work in representing law enforcement and firefighters who have suffered racial and sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We serve as passionate advocates for officials who dedicate their lives to protecting our country. See all our practice areas to find out how we can help you.

A Partner You Can Rely On

The firm distinguishes itself through commitment to the highest standard of client care. McNicholas & McNicholas is determined to surpass all client expectations – the firm and its team always keep clients informed, are responsive to calls and emails and work hard to develop a personal connection.

McNicholas & McNicholas is determined to surpass all client expectations. We establish personal connections, which allows us to better serve clients by understanding their goals and what drives them. From your first call to your first meeting and all the way through trial, you will be treated with respect by the team of McNicholas & McNicholas. We provide our clients exceptional legal representation and counsel with a focus on value, accuracy and expediency. At McNicholas & McNicholas, we are committed to our clients and the successful resolution of each individual case.

McNicholas & McNicholas is a Los Angeles plaintiff trial law firm focusing on personal injury, employment law, class actions, sexual abuse and other consumer-oriented matters, such as civil rights, aviation disasters, product liability and public utility accidents and litigation. Founded by a family of attorneys spanning three generations, McNicholas & McNicholas has been trying cases to jury verdict on behalf of its clients for more than two decades.
Industry Recognition
The firm, dedicated to offering the highest caliber legal representation, has been consistently recognized for excellence by numerous publications and organizations, including Best Law Firms, Best Lawyers in America©, Southern California Super Lawyers Daily Journal Top Boutiques, National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers and Daily Journal Top Women Lawyers. This recognition comes from decades of trial experience, and this mastery and prowess is brought to the cases of each and every client.

Best Law Firms 2017

News

August 19, 2019

$2.25 Million Settlement Concludes Largest Employment Verdict to Date Against LAPD

In 2015, Partner Matthew McNicholas secured a $12.3 million verdict on behalf of five recruits who were injured during the LAPD Academy training and who were [Read More]

August 15, 2019

Four McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP Attorneys Recognized Among The Best Lawyers in America 2020

Partners John McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas, Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Courtney McNicholas were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 for their plaintiffs’ [Read More]

July 30, 2019

$240,000 Settlement Secured on Behalf of Former San Diego Police Department Recruit in Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Douglas Winter secured a $240,000 settlement on behalf of Kimberly Ludlam, a former San Diego Police Department recruit who was [Read More]

July 22, 2019

ABC7, FOX11, Univision and KFI Radio Report on Discrimination Lawsuit Against the City of Los Angeles After LAPD Officer Prohibited from Speaking Spanish

As reported by ABC7, FOX11, Univision and KFI Radio, Senior Lawyer Doug Winter and Partner Matthew McNicholas filed a lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles [Read More]