Matt McNicholas Named Among The National Law Journal’s Elite Trial Lawyers
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 in obtaining numerous employment verdicts and settlements against the city of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Police Department, including a landmark $12.3 million verdict on behalf of five recruit officers who were injured during Los Angeles Police Department Academy training and then told that they must return to the academy before they fully recovered or be fired.
In his interview with The National Law Journal, Matt commented on the impact of this case, “A verdict of this magnitude has the power to change how police departments nationwide treat their esteemed recruits, officers and staff.”
McNicholas & McNicholas tirelessly advocates for clients who have faced discrimination, retaliation and other workplace issues. “We are three generations of professional and dedicated lawyers who have secured more than $1 billion in client results,” Matt added.