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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 Secures $750,000 Settlement in Whistleblower Retaliation Lawsuit Against Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Partner Matthew McNicholas secured a $750,000 settlement on behalf of a sheriff’s deputy who was retaliated against after reporting what he believed was inappropriate favorable treatment of an inmate. The lawsuit alleged that an administrator in the sheriff’s department used his influence…

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Law Firms Secure $13.5B Settlement From PG&E For Wildfire Victims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Melanie Lilly-Buster Berbay Marketing & PR (310) 405-7331 SANTA ROSA, CA (December 7, 2019) – Trial law firms McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP, Frantz Law Group, APLC and Bridgford, Gleason & Artinian were among a group of attorneys who…

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Lawsuit Filed Against LADWP for Getty Fire

–Government claim alleges fire was predictable, avoidable and the result of LADWP’s active contribution to a failing infrastructure and increasing wildfire risk – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Melanie Lilly-Buster Berbay Marketing & PR (310) 405-7331 LOS ANGELES (November 22, 2019) –…

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McNicholas & McNicholas Case Ranked Top 50 Labor & Employment in the U.S. and CA; Top 20 Civil Rights Settlements in California for 2018 by TopVerdict.com

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

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McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP Named to U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2020

McNicholas & McNicholas LLP has received a Tier 1 ranking in Los Angeles for plaintiff’s work in personal injury litigation by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for the 10th Edition of “Best Law Firms.” This marks the third consecutive year that the…

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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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