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Matthew McNicholas Featured as Attorney of the Month by Attorney at Law Magazine

May
8, 2017

In his Attorney at Law Magazine Attorney of the Month feature, Partner Matthew McNicholas  discussed starting his career in law at the age of 14, what makes him a successful trial lawyer, and spending time with his family. Growing up watching his father and siblings go to trial, it was clear to Matthew at a [Read More]

In his Attorney at Law Magazine Attorney of the Month feature, Partner Matthew McNicholas  discussed starting his career in law… [Read More]

Los Angeles Struggles to Keep Up with Settling Numerous Lawsuits – CGTN America Interviews Matt McNicholas and Former Client Wayne Guillary

Apr
20, 2017

Los Angeles is currently looking to take out a $70 million loan to pay for the increasing number of lawsuits filed against it. In their interview with CGTN America “Los Angeles Struggles to Keep Up with Settling Numerous Lawsuits,” Partner Matthew McNicholas and former client Wayne Guillary discussed their experiences suing the City of Los [Read More]

Los Angeles is currently looking to take out a $70 million loan to pay for the increasing number of lawsuits… [Read More]

The Bane Act and Beyond – Matthew McNicholas Authors Advocate Article

Apr
12, 2017

California’s civil rights statutes represent an untapped resource for plaintiffs whose rights have been interfered with as a result of the intentional tortious conduct of public and private actors in a variety of contexts and circumstances. Partner Matthew McNicholas and Partner Holly Boyer with Esner, Chang & Boyer authored the Advocate article “The Bane Act [Read More]

California’s civil rights statutes represent an untapped resource for plaintiffs whose rights have been interfered with as a result of… [Read More]

A ‘Path’ to Anomalous Results: Douglas Winter and Justin Eballar Author Daily Journal Article

Feb
22, 2017

The Government Tort Claims Act immunizes public entities from liability for injuries caused by a condition of a trail – as long as that “trail” hosts or provides access to “recreation.” (Gov. Code § 831.4).  The immunity was put in place over 50 years ago to spare public entities from the expense of keeping and [Read More]

The Government Tort Claims Act immunizes public entities from liability for injuries caused by a condition of a trail –… [Read More]

Montoya v. City of Los Angeles Recognized by Daily Journal as a Top Plaintiffs’ Verdict by Impact

Feb
15, 2017

The Daily Journal recognizes Partner Matthew McNicholas’ verdict in Montoya v. City of Los Angeles as a 2016 Top Plaintiffs’ Verdict by Impact in its annual report. Matt’s successful representation in Montoya is part of a long campaign to end police retaliation against its officers. “Retaliation pins a scarlet letter on you, sends you a [Read More]

The Daily Journal recognizes Partner Matthew McNicholas’ verdict in Montoya v. City of Los Angeles as a 2016 Top Plaintiffs’… [Read More]

Four McNicholas & McNicholas Attorneys Selected as 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers; Matthew and Patrick Named to “Top 100” List

Feb
1, 2017

Partners John McNicholas, Matthew McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas and Attorney Juan Victoria have been named to the 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers list. Patrick and Matthew were also named to this year’s Top 100 list. Pat has been named a Super Lawyer since 2004, John and Matthew since 2005, and Juan since 2016, after having been [Read More]

Partners John McNicholas, Matthew McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas and Attorney Juan Victoria have been named to the 2017 Southern California Super… [Read More]

Major Retailers End On-Call Scheduling: Patrick McNicholas Discusses the Effects on Employees and What Retailers Can Do in Human Resource Executive Article

Jan
27, 2017

After several state attorney generals recently notified retailers that they would be liable under state laws to compensate employees at a minimum rate for being on-call, major retail companies, such as Disney, Aeropostale and Carter’s agreed to end their on-call scheduling practices. In the article “Hanging Up on On-Call Scheduling,” Human Resource Executive turned to [Read More]

After several state attorney generals recently notified retailers that they would be liable under state laws to compensate employees at… [Read More]

Daily Journal Features Firm’s $1.25M Settlement in LAPD Religious Discrimination Suit

Jan
26, 2017

As published in Daily Journal, McNicholas & McNicholas obtained a $1.25M settlement against the City of Los Angeles on behalf of LAPD Officer Victoria and her husband Sergeant A.J. DeBellis for religious discrimination. In addition to the couple facing religious discrimination, Victoria was also subjected to harassment. She had been a sworn-in officer for more [Read More]

As published in Daily Journal, McNicholas & McNicholas obtained a $1.25M settlement against the City of Los Angeles on behalf… [Read More]

Daily Journal Publishes Settlement Involving Whistleblowing Case

Jan
13, 2017

As published in Daily Journal, Partner Matthew McNicholas was successful in obtaining a $500,000 settlement on behalf of 34-year-old Los Angeles Police Department veteran Sergeant Wayne Guillary. The lawsuit alleges that Guillary faced discrimination, harassment and retaliation for speaking out against suspected racism and illegal activity in the Department. In one event, Guillary was berated [Read More]

As published in Daily Journal, Partner Matthew McNicholas was successful in obtaining a $500,000 settlement on behalf of 34-year-old Los… [Read More]

Matt McNicholas Named Among The National Law Journal’s Elite Trial Lawyers

Dec
20, 2016

The National Law Journal recognized partner Matt McNicholas in its 2016 Elite Trial Lawyers report as a finalist in the employment category. The award recognizes elite trial law firms with “some of the most creative and significant work on the plaintiffs side over the past three to five years.” Matt was recognized for his success [Read More]

The National Law Journal recognized partner Matt McNicholas in its 2016 Elite Trial Lawyers report as a finalist in the… [Read More]

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