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McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP's attorneys are frequently called upon by the media and industry organizations to share their legal expertise. We invite you to read about recent issues in personal injury, employment and civil rights, sexual abuse, and other areas of law, as well as what’s new at the firm.

Patrick McNicholas Named Among Daily Journal’s Top Plaintiff Lawyers

Daily Journal named Partner Patrick McNicholas to its 2020 Top Plaintiff Lawyers list. McNicholas was recognized for being among the small group of attorneys who obtained a $13.5 billion settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. on behalf of wildfire victims seeking…

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Courtney McNicholas Named Among Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2020 Top Women Lawyers

Los Angeles Business Journal named Senior Lawyer Courtney McNicholas to its 2020 list of Top Women Lawyers for her work on behalf of law enforcement and firefighters in harassment, discrimination and retaliation cases. As mentioned in her Los Angeles Business Journal profile,…

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KFI-AM Interviews Matthew McNicholas On Illegal Ticket Quota Lawsuits

KFI-AM interviewed Partner Matthew McNicholas on recent lawsuits filed against multiple police departments alleging illegal ticket quota-based retaliation and the apparent rise of illegal ticket quotas in police departments around California. In his interview, McNicholas noted that “Officials often fail to realize…

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KNX Interviews Matthew McNicholas On Lawsuit Alleging City of Los Angeles Knowingly Exposed Its Attorneys to Typhus

KNX interviewed Partner Matthew McNicholas on his recent lawsuit filed against the City of Los Angeles after three City Attorneys were exposed to,  and contracted, typhus while assigned to a notoriously high-risk area in downtown Los Angeles known as the “Typhus Zone”….

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Matthew McNicholas and Patrick McNicholas Ranked in National Law Journal’s 2020 Employment Law Trailblazers

Partners Matthew McNicholas and Patrick McNicholas were selected to National Law Journal’s 2020 Employment Law Trailblazers list for their repeated successes in some of the most significant and challenging labor and employment cases, many of which have major implications for employment law…

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The Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, CBS News, New York Post and More Report on McNicholas & McNicholas LLP’s Lawsuit Against Delta Air Lines

As reported by the Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, CBS News, New York Post, KTLA, FOX 11, KABC, KNX and more, McNicholas & McNicholas LLP and Redefine Law Firm filed a negligence lawsuit on behalf of three minor students attending Pioneer High…

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McNicholas & McNicholas LLP’s Case Named Among Daily Journal’s Top 5 Appellate Reversals of 2019

Partner Patrick McNicholas’ landmark appellate reversal in Ward v. Tilly’s et al. has been recognized in Daily Journal’s Top Verdicts supplement among the Top 5 Appellate Reversals in California for 2019. Tilly’s, like many other retail companies using “on call” scheduling, requires…

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Los Angeles Daily News Reports on McNicholas & McNicholas LLP’s Discrimination Lawsuit Against Riverside Fire Department

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Doug Winter filed a lawsuit on behalf of a former Riverside Fire Department (RFD) firefighter who was allegedly fired in retaliation for requesting reasonable accommodations for an on-duty injury he suffered in 2017. The lawsuit alleges…

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Whittier Daily News Reports on $3 Million Settlement in Illegal Ticket Quota Retaliation Case

As reported by Whittier Daily News Report, McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP secured a $3 million settlement on behalf of six Whittier police officers who were allegedly retaliated against for refusing to participate in an illegal quota. Through the City of Whittier’s official…

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The Daily Breeze and Beach Reporter Report on McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP’s El Segundo Police Department Retaliation Lawsuit

As reported by The Daily Breeze and The Beach Reporter, McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of Scott O’Connor, a tenured El Segundo police officer who claims he was retaliated against after he spoke-out against important police related budget…

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