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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.

McNicholas & McNicholas Case Ranked Top 50 Car Accident Settlements in the Nation, 20 Premises Liability, Top 20 Car Accident and Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in California for 2018 by TopVerdict.com

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Juan Victoria’s $2 million settlement in Botton v. Los Angeles was ranked on three TopVerdict.com lists for the largest settlements in California in 2018, including Top 20 Largest Premises Liability Settlements, Top 20 Largest Car Accident…

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John McNicholas to Receive Prestigious Patrick Cahalan Award from Loyola High School

On November 2, Founding Partner John McNicholas will receive Loyola High School’s prestigious Patrick Cahalan Award in recognition of his dedication to justice and community service over the last five decades. Named after Patrick Cahalan, who served as President at Loyola High…

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McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP Recognized in Benchmark Litigation California 2020 and Benchmark Litigation 2020’s Labor & Employment – California guide.

For the second consecutive year, Partners John McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas and Matthew McNicholas were recognized in Benchmark Litigation California 2020 as “Local Litigation Stars” for their work in labor and employment and personal injury, and as “Labor & Employment Stars” in Benchmark…

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$425,000 Settlement Secured in Pelican Bay State Prison Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

Partner Patrick McNicholas, along with John Dalton of the Law Offices of John Dalton, obtained a settlement of $425,000 on behalf of a psychiatric technician at Pelican Bay State Prison who was subjected to sexual harassment, assault and gender discrimination by correction…

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McNicholas & McNicholas Sponsors Urban Compass’ 15th Anniversary Gala

McNicholas & McNicholas is proud to sponsor Urban Compass’ 15th Anniversary Gala on November 2, 2019 in Downtown Los Angeles. Urban Compass hosts an annual gala to raise awareness and funds for its programs, which provide a safe, welcoming and innovative environment…

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$1.5 Million Settlement Obtained on Behalf of Fire Fighter in Injury Harassment Claim

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Doug Winter obtained a settlement in excess of $1.5 million on behalf of young fire fighter who endured more than three years of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation while employed with a municipal fire agency. The plaintiff…

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$2.5 Million Settlement Secured on Behalf of Four LAPD Officers in Retaliation Lawsuit

Partner Matthew McNicholas obtained a settlement of $2.5 million on behalf of four officers from the Internal Surveillance Unit, an elite sector of the LAPD’s Special Operations Division, who were retaliated against after reporting that their Captain was retaliating against them for…

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McNicholas & McNicholas’ Case Named One of Largest Labor and Employment Verdicts in the U.S. and Largest Embezzlement Jury Award in California for 2018 by TopVerdict

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Doug Winter’s $2.75 million, unanimous verdict on behalf of a Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) employee topped the 2018 California TopVerdict list as the largest jury verdict in the Embezzlement category, as well as one of…

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Partner Patrick McNicholas Offers Litigator’s Perspective on Gun Violence at UC Berkeley’s Social Welfare Symposium

On June 24, Partner Patrick McNicholas spoke at the Berkeley Social Welfare symposium, which brought together civil justice practitioners and scholars from different disciplines to discuss gun violence, recent research, and related litigation. The event, titled “Can Litigation Be a Tool for…

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$2.25 Million Settlement Concludes Largest Employment Verdict to Date Against LAPD

In 2015, Partner Matthew McNicholas secured a $12.3 million verdict on behalf of five recruits who were injured during the LAPD Academy training and who were fired because they could not come back full duty. McNicholas proved failure to accommodate and failure…

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