Partner Matthew McNicholas’ $750,000 settlement (Cordero v. County of Los Angeles) and Partner Patrick McNicholas’ $842,000 verdict (Thompson v. City of Pasadena) were ranked on’s Top 50 Labor & Employment Verdicts in California in 2019.

In Cordero v. County of Los Angeles, Matthew 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.

In Thompson v. City of Pasadena, a jury awarded $824,000 on behalf of Richard Thompson, a former Department of Water and Power employee for the City of Pasadena who was retaliated against for writing a favorable performance evaluation recommending the promotion of a female employee who was suing the City for gender discrimination, and then testifying on her behalf at trial. recognizes U.S. law firms and attorneys who have obtained one of the highest jury verdicts, court awards or settlements in the nation or an individual state, in a particular area of law and year.

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