Partner Matthew McNicholas and Associate Abel Nair’s $1.5 million settlement in Carrillo v. City of Compton was ranked by among the Top 50 Largest Labor and Employment Settlements and Top 20 Civil Rights Settlements in California in 2018, as well as among the Top 50 Largest Labor & Employment Settlements in the United States in 2018.

McNicholas & McNicholas LLP represented two firefighter recruits with the Compton Fire Department who alleged that they were harassed, discriminated against and effectively terminated after requiring accommodation following work-related injuries. recognizes U.S. law firms and attorneys who have obtained one of the highest jury verdicts, court awards or settlements in the nation or an individual state, in a particular area of law and year.