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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.

Hilmar Cheese Company Sued for Systemic Illegal Employment Practices – Fresno Bee, Merced Sun Star & Daily Journal Report on Unlawful Termination & Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

As reported by Fresno Bee, Merced Sun Star and Daily Journal, the disability discrimination and unlawful termination lawsuit filed against Hilmar Cheese Company has been amended after discovery identified that since at least 2007, Hilmar has subjected many of its employees to…

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TopVerdict Names $1 Million Judgment Against LAPD to Top 100 Labor & Employment Verdicts in the U.S.

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Douglas Winter’s $1 million verdict on behalf of a 21-year veteran Police Officer III with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) was ranked among TopVerdict’s Top 100 Labor & Employment Verdicts in the United States for 2022. Vincent Albano…

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TopVerdict Recognizes $4.3M Disability Discrimination Judgment Against LAPD in Top 20 U.S. Labor & Employment Verdicts

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Douglas Winter’s unanimous $4.3 million jury verdict on behalf of a veteran lieutenant officer with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) was recognized among TopVerdict’s Top 20 Labor & Employment Verdicts in the U.S. for 2022. In Lou Vince v. City of Los…

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CBS News and LA Times Report on Claims Against LAPD for Discrimination and Retaliation; Officer Alleges She Was Stalked by Assistant Chief Alfred Labrada

Partner Matthew McNicholas is representing a Los Angeles Police Department officer in her claims against the City of Los Angeles and LAPD for discrimination and retaliation after Assistant Chief Alfred Labrada allegedly stalked her. The officer further alleges that her complaint was leaked…

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John McNicholas Profiled in Los Angeles Business Journal’s “8 Over 80”

At age 87, partner and cofounder John McNicholas has amassed more than 200 jury and appellate victories and has no plans for retirement. Profiled by Los Angeles Business Journal, John discusses his successful career path in personal injury, product liability, antitrust and…

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La OpiniĂłn Reports on Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit Against the City of Los Angeles

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Of Counsel member Jason Oliver are representing Sergeant Rigoberto VĂĄsquez, a 26-year-veteran police officer in a racial discrimination and retaliation case against the City of Los Angeles. VĂĄsquez alleges he was retaliated against after reporting that he heard…

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Patrick McNicholas Honored with Jim Brovelli Award for Outstanding Contributions to University of San Francisco Athletics’ Basketball Program

In coordination with University of San Francisco Athletics, the Hilltop Club Foundation has honored Partner Patrick McNicholas with the Jim Brovelli Award, given at the Tip Off Gala on November 4, 2023. The Jim Brovelli Award is presented annually to an individual who…

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McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP Earns Multiple Top-Tier Rankings by “Best Law Firms¼”

For the eleventh consecutive year, McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP has garnered a Tier 1 ranking in several practice areas by Best Law FirmsÂź. The firm’s rankings include: National Tier 1 Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs Metropolitan Tier 1 –…

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McNicholas & McNicholas Donates $100,000 to LMU Loyola Law School to Assist New and Aspiring Lawyers

We are thrilled to continue our tradition of supporting education and legal excellence by donating $100,000 to Loyola Law School’s “McNicholas & McNicholas Scholarship Fund.” We are proud to partner with Loyola Law School to provide deserving students with the resources they…

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Los Angeles Times Interviews Matthew McNicholas on LAPD Commander’s Press Conference Regarding Allegations He Was Unlawfully Tracking an Officer

A press conference was held on October 17, 2023 by Commander Alfred Labrada and his attorney concerning the allegations he was involved in unlawfully tracking an LAPD officer’s movements by hiding an Apple AirTag in her car. Partner Matthew McNicholas was contacted…

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