McNicholas & McNicholas Secures $950,000 for an LAPD Officer Whose Request for Medical Leave Led to a Graveyard Shift

Sep
14, 2018

Attorney Matt McNicholas of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP secured a $950,000 verdict in a discrimination and harassment lawsuit involving a Los Angeles police officer who was transferred to a graveyard shift in response to a request for medical leave. The LAPD officer requested an extended leave of absence after recovering from a difficult pregnancy. In [Read More]

Attorney Matt McNicholas of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP secured a $950,000 verdict in a discrimination and harassment lawsuit involving a… [Read More]

California Supreme Court Changes Rules for Classifying Workers as Independent Contractors: Adoption of ABC Test

Aug
30, 2018

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court changed the rules for classifying workers as independent contractors in approving the ABC test in place of the Borello test in claims involving regulating wages, hours and working conditions. This Change May Affect You, If: You are an independent contractor in the State of California. You currently [Read More]

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court changed the rules for classifying workers as independent contractors in approving the… [Read More]

New National Origin Discrimination Regulations Set Limitations To “English-Only” Rules

Aug
28, 2018

New regulations expanding protections for national origin individuals against workplace discrimination went into effect on July 1, 2018, including a ban on language requirements. Employers and employees alike need to know what these new laws mean for their workplace. Who does it protect?  Under these new regulations, the definition of a national origin individual has [Read More]

New regulations expanding protections for national origin individuals against workplace discrimination went into effect on July 1, 2018, including a… [Read More]

Matthew McNicholas to Speak at CAALA’s 36th Annual Las Vegas Convention

Aug
27, 2018

Partner Matthew McNicholas is scheduled to speak at the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) 36th Annual Las Vegas Convention discussing Federal Rule 26 and Expert Reports. The conference will be held in Las Vegas from August 30 – September 2, and Matt’s session will be on August 31 from 1:45pm – 5:00pm. CAALA [Read More]

Partner Matthew McNicholas is scheduled to speak at the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) 36th Annual Las Vegas… [Read More]

#MeToo By the Numbers [Infographic]

Aug
23, 2018

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, a recent study from Stop Street Harassment shows the staggering number of women and men who have experienced sexual harassment and assault in their lives. Find out more!

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, a recent study from Stop Street Harassment shows the staggering number of women… [Read More]

Matthew McNicholas Named Among Daily Journal’s 2018 Top Plaintiff Lawyers

Aug
22, 2018

Daily Journal named Partner Matthew McNicholas to its 2018 list of Top Plaintiff Lawyers in California, recognizing his work on behalf of Los Angeles Police Department officers who have faced harassment, discrimination and retaliation. One case highlighted in Matt’s feature was Atkins v. City of Los Angeles, in which he obtained the largest employment verdict [Read More]

Daily Journal named Partner Matthew McNicholas to its 2018 list of Top Plaintiff Lawyers in California, recognizing his work on… [Read More]

Revised Sexual Harassment Training Bill (And So Much More)

Aug
21, 2018

On May 30, 2018, the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 1343, a sexual harassment training bill, which will now move on to the State Assembly. While the bill has not yet been fully passed, it is important to know what this bill means for employers and employees if it is voted into action. How [Read More]

On May 30, 2018, the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 1343, a sexual harassment training bill, which will now… [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas Obtains Settlement for LAPD Officer in Retaliation Case

Aug
20, 2018

Associate Abel Nair secured a settlement on behalf of a Los Angeles Police Department officer who was retaliated against for reporting acts of misconduct within the department. While the officer was assigned to Valley Regional Jail Facility (VJS) as the Assistant Officer to evaluate the workplace and oversee employees, he witnessed several instances of mismanagement [Read More]

Associate Abel Nair secured a settlement on behalf of a Los Angeles Police Department officer who was retaliated against for… [Read More]

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Arbitration Agreements

Aug
16, 2018

When you are first hired at a company, you fill out a lot of paperwork. Between the tax forms and employee benefits enrollment process, it is easy to lose track of what you are signing. Chances are, one of those pieces of paper was an arbitration agreement. While they vary from employer to employer, signing [Read More]

When you are first hired at a company, you fill out a lot of paperwork. Between the tax forms and… [Read More]

Four McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP Attorneys Named Among The Best Lawyers in America 2019

Aug
15, 2018

Partners John McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas, Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Courtney McNicholas were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 for their plaintiffs’ work in personal injury litigation. This is Courtney’s first year being ranked on Best Lawyers, and marks John and Pat’s fourth consecutive year, and Matt’s seventh consecutive year being [Read More]

Partners John McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas, Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Courtney McNicholas were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers… [Read More]

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