Two of Partner Matthew McNicholas’ settlements were ranked among’s Top 20 Civil Rights Settlements in California in 2017. In Jackman v. City of Los Angeles, Matt secured a $900,000 settlement on behalf of an LAPD officer who was harassed and discriminated against in response to a request for medical leave. Matt also secured a $900,000 settlement in Morrison v. City of Los Angeles on behalf of an LAPD officer who experienced gender and sexual-based harassment, discrimination and retaliation for reporting inappropriate and unlawful practices within the LAPD. recognizes law firms and attorneys who obtain the highest jury verdicts, settlements, court or arbitration awards in the U.S. or a particular state.