Top 10 Labor & Employment Settlements in California in 2017

Top 10 Labor & Employment Settlements in California in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 Labor & Employment settlements obtained in California in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Labor & Employment Settlements in California in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 20 Labor & Employment Settlements in California in 2017.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$21,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alejandro P. Gutierrez of Hathaway Perrett Webster Powers Chrisman & Gutierrez ; Michael A. Strauss, Daniel J. Palay, Brian D. Hefelfinger of Strauss & Strauss, APC
Case:Martino v. Ecolab Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
2
Amount:$12,732,500.00
Attorneys:John J. Glugoski, Michael C. Righetti of Righetti Glugoski, PC; Charles A. Jones, Kelly J. McInerney of Jones Law Firm
Case:In re Wells Fargo
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
3
Amount:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:Marisa L. Kautz, Brian J. Mankin of Fernandez & Lauby LLP; Kirk D. Hanson of Law Offices of Kirk D. Hanson
Case:Garcia v. Macy's West Stores Inc.
Type:Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
4
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Peter R. Dion-Kindem of The Dion-Kindem Law Firm; Lonnie C. Blanchard of Blanchard Law Group, APC; Jeffrey D. Holmes of Holmes Law Group
Case:Lagos v. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
Type:Class Action, Retaliation, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
5 (tie)
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew S. Dente of Dente Law, P.C.; Diane E. Richard of Richard Law, P.C.; London D. Meservy of Meservy Law, P.C.; Brian J. Robbins, George C. Aguilar of Robbins Arroyo LLP
Case:Wert v. U.S. Bankcorp
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
5 (tie)
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ira Spiro of Spiro Law Corp.; Michael D. Singer, J. Jason Hill of Cohelan Khoury & Singer; Jeffrey D. Holmes of Holmes Law Group
Case:Syed v. M-I, LLC, et al.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
6
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Xinying Valerian, Michael D. Palmer of Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP; Dayna L. Chmelka of Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy LLP
Case:Tymuoi Ha, et al. v. Google Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
7
Amount:$4,835,500.00
Attorneys:Robin G. Workman, Daniel H. Qualls of Workman Law Firm, PC; Walter L. Haines of United Employees Law Group, PC
Case:McCormack v. WinCo Holdings Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
8
Amount:$4,450,000.00
Attorneys:Michael Rubin, Barbara J. Chisholm, P. Casey Pitts, Matthew J. Murray, Kristin M. García of Altshuler Berzon LLP; Miriam R. Nemeth, Abigail E. Shafroth, Joseph M. Sellers of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC
Case:Ochoa v. McDonald's Corp.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
9
Amount:$4,035,600.00
Attorneys:Nicholas A. Carlin, R. Scott "Randy" Erlewine of Phillips, Erlewine, Given & Carlin LLP; Kirk D. Hanson of Law Offices of Kirk D. Hanson
Case:Dale, et al. v. Lithia Motors, Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
10
Amount:$3,975,000.00
Attorneys:James R. Hawkins, Christina M. Lucio of James Hawkins APLC; Matthew J. Matern, Dalia Khalili, Tagore Subramaniam of Matern Law Group P.C.
Case:Smith v. Space Exploration Technologies Corp.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment

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