Top 20 Labor & Employment Settlements in the United States in 2018

Top 20 Labor & Employment Settlements in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 labor & employment settlements obtained in the United States in the year 2018. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, and those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit. It does, however, exclude cases settled for an undisclosed amount.

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1
Amount: $45,000,000.00
Attorneys: Gregory L. Jones of Greg Jones Law, P.A.; Robert L. Wiggins, Gregory O. Wiggins, Rocco Calamusa, Jr. of Wiggins Childs Pantazis Fisher Goldfarb, LLC
Case: Scott, et al. v. Family Dollar Stores, Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Gender Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: North Carolina
2
Amount: $16,750,000.00
Attorneys: Michael C. Subit of Frank Freed Subit & Thomas LLP; Matt Dunn, Dan Getman of Getman, Sweeney & Dunn, PLLC
Case: Thomas, et al. v. Kellogg Co., et al.
Type: Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Washington
3
Amount: $10,000,000.00
Attorneys: Adam T. Klein, Rachel Bien, Jahan C. Sagafi, Rachel W. Dempsey of Outten & Golden, LLP
Case: Ingrid Avendano, et al. v. Uber Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Gender Discrimination, Unfair Business Practices, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Racial Harassment
State: California
4
Amount: $9,980,000.00
Attorneys: Robert J. Valli, Jr., Sara Wyn Kane, Matthew L. Berman, James A. Vagnini of Valli Kane & Vagnini, LLP
Case: Hines v. CBS Corp.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: New York
5
Amount: $9,600,000.00
Attorneys: Roger R. Carter of The Carter Law Firm; Marc H. Phelps of The Phelps Law Group; Michael D. Singer of Cohelan Khoury & Singer
Case: Jones v. Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Co., et al.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State: California
6
Amount: $6,500,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew J. Matern, Daniel J. Bass of Matern Law Group P.C.; Nicholas A. Carlin, R. Scott "Randy" Erlewine of Phillips, Erlewine, Given & Carlin LLP
Case: Capote v. DCH Auto Group (USA), Inc.
Type: Class Action, Fraud, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State: California
7
Amount: $5,500,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin T. Barnes, Gregg Lander of Law Offices of Kevin T. Barnes; James M. Trush of Trush Law Office
Case: Williams v. Allstate Insurance Co.
Type: Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: California
8
Amount: $5,300,000.00
Attorneys: Arby Aiwazian, Edwin Aiwazian, Joanna Ghosh, Stephanie S. Ponek of Lawyers for Justice PC; Kitty K. Szeto, Alexander R. Wheeler, R. Rex Parris of PARRIS; Mary R. Hughes, Kevin I. Shenkman of Shenkman & Hughes; Douglas Han of Justice Law Corporation
Case: Kroll v. Regus Management Group L.L.C.
Type: Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State: California
9
Amount: $5,100,000.00
Attorneys: Nora Curtin, Chinyere Ezie, Charles Coleman, Jr. of EEOC; Anthony G. Mango of Mango & Iacoviello, LLP
Case: EEOC v. Cost Containment Group Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Religious Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: New York
10 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel Hennefeld, James Wong, Molly Theobald, Lindsey Rothfeder of U.S. Department of Labor
Case: Acosta v. A.C.E. Restaurant Group, et al.
Type: Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State: New Jersey
10 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Kitty K. Szeto, John M. Bickford, Ryan A. Crist of PARRIS
Case: DeJesus, et al. v. Frozsun, Inc.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: California
11
Amount: $4,900,000.00
Attorneys: Elizabeth Fox-Solomon, Kirsten J. Peters, Nora E. Curtin of EEOC
Case: EEOC v. United Parcel Service Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Religious Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Hire, Failure to Accommodate, Failure to Promote
State: New York
12
Amount: $4,700,000.00
Attorneys: Raul Perez, Brandon Brouillette, Ruhandy Glezakos, Arnab Banerjee of Capstone Law APC; Joshua H. Haffner, Brian S. Kabateck, Cheryl A. Kenner, Anastasia K. Mazzella , Kevin S. Conlogue of Kabateck LLP
Case: Vargas v. Andrews International Inc.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State: California
13
Amount: $4,575,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew J. Matern, Matthew W. Gordon of Matern Law Group P.C.; Dennis P. Wilson of Wilson Trial Group; Brandon J. Sweeney of The Sweeney Law Firm, APC; Grant J. Savoy, Shoham J. Solouki of Solouki | Savoy, LLP
Case: Hernandez v. DSJ West Inc.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State: California
14
Amount: $4,400,000.00
Attorneys: Patrick J. Holman, Carl Felix Miller, Emily Ayliffe Keatley, Grant R. Doty, Jeffrey A. Lee of EEOC
Case: EEOC v. Amsted Rail Co.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
State: Illinois
15
Amount: $4,150,000.00
Attorneys: Cornelia Dai, Randy Renick, Springsong Cooper of Hadsell Stormer & Renick LLP; Richard G. McCracken of McCracken, Stemerman & Holsberry, LLP; David H. Yeremian, Hugo E. Gamez of David Yeremian & Associates, Inc.
Case: Martinez v. Flying Food Group Pacific Inc.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State: California
16 (tie)
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: Sandeep J. Shah, Samir I. Sheth of Shah Sheth LLP; Gregory P. Wong of Adept Employment Law APC; Arby Aiwazian, Edwin Aiwazian, Joanna Ghosh of Lawyers for Justice PC
Case: Guerra, et al. v. Graphic Packaging Intl., Inc.
Type: Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment
State: California
16 (tie)
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: Robert L. Esensten , Jordan S. Esensten of Esensten Law; Michael A. Gould, Aarin P. Zeif of Gould & Associates
Case: Garrido v. American Air Liquide Inc.
Type: Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State: California
17
Amount: $3,900,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin T. Barnes, Gregg Lander of Law Offices of Kevin T. Barnes; Isam C. Khoury, Michael D. Singer, Jeff J. Geraci of Cohelan Khoury & Singer; Raphael A. Katri of Law Offices of Raphael A. Katri
Case: Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture, L.L.C.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State: California
18
Amount: $3,875,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin Mahoney, Treana L. Allen of Mahoney Law Group, APC; Lisa L. Clay of Lisa Clay, Attonery at Law
Case: Romo v. Durham School Services L.P.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Illinois
19
Amount: $3,775,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew J. Matern, Joshua D. Boxer, Roy K. Suh of Matern Law Group P.C.; Jessica L. Campbell, Kashif Haque, Samantha A. Smith, Samuel A. Wong of Aegis Law Firm, PC; C. Joe Sayas, Jr., Karl P. Evangelista of Law Offices of C. Joe Sayas, Jr.
Case: Pichardo v. Silverado Senior Living Inc.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State: California
20
Amount: $3,750,000.00
Attorneys: William H. Thomas, Daniel E. Williams of Thomas, Williams & Park, LLP
Case: Lee, et al. v. ITT Corp, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State: Washington

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