Top 100 Labor & Employment Settlements in California in 2019

Top 100 Labor & Employment Settlements in California in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 100 labor & employment settlements obtained in California in the year 2019. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, as well as those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit.

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1
Amount:$100,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brianna Primozic Rapp, Jason C. Marsili, Howard Z. Rosen of Rosen Marsili Rapp LLP; Emily P. Rich, Manuel A. Boigues of Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld PC; James R. Hawkins, Gregory E. Mauro of James Hawkins APLC
Case:In Re Wackenhut Wage and Hour Cases
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
2
Amount:$26,000,000.00
Attorneys:Abigail E. Shafroth, Joseph M. Sellers of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC; Aubry Wand, Matthew J. Matern of Matern Law Group, PC; Michael Rubin, Barbara J. Chisholm, Matthew J. Murray of Altshuler Berzon LLP
Case:Sanchez v. McDonald's Restaurants of California Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
3
Amount:$22,500,000.00
Attorneys:Peter Rukin, Valerie Brender of Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP; Ian J. McLoughlin, Thomas V. Urmy, Jr. of Shapiro Haber & Urmy LLP; Adam J. Shafran of Rudolph Friedmann LLP; Wilmer J. Harris of Schonbrun Seplow Harris Hoffman & Zeldes, LLP
Case:Alfred v. Pepperidge Farm Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Unpaid Benefits
4 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:G. Joseph Antonelli, Janelle C. Carney of Law Office of Joseph Antonelli; Kevin T. Barnes, Gregg Lander of Law Offices of Kevin T. Barnes; Sahag Majarian, II of The Law Offices of Sahag Majarian II; Walter L. Haines of United Employees Law Group, PC
Case:Tilton v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
4 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Shannon E. Liss-Riordan, Adelaide Pagano, Anne Kramer, Ben Weber of Lichten & Liss-Riordan, PC; Andrew A. August of Browne George Ross LLP; Brian S. Kabateck, Shant A. Karnikian of Kabateck LLP; Mark J. Geragos of Geragos & Geragos
Case:O'Connor v. Uber Technologies
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unfair Competition, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Unpaid Commissions
5
Amount:$16,500,000.00
Attorneys:Amy S. Endo, Giselle Olmedo, Jennifer Keating of Leonard Carder LLP
Case:Carter v. XPO Logistics Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
6
Amount:$15,250,000.00
Attorneys:Cornelia Dai, Randy R. Renick of Hadsell Stormer Renick & Dai LLP; Jay Smith, Joshua F. Young of Gilbert & Sackman, A Law Corporation; Michael D. Singer, Diana M. Khoury, J. Jason Hill, Timothy D. Cohelan, Kristina De La Rosa of Cohelan Khoury & Singer
Case:Valliere v. Tesoro Refining & Marketing Co.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
7
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:John J. Glugoski, Michael C. Righetti , Matthew Righetti of Righetti Glugoski, PC; James F. Clapp, Marita M. Lauinger, Zach P. Dostart of Dostart Hannink & Coveney LLP
Case:Sharp v. Safeway Inc.
Type:Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
8
Amount:$10,965,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew D. Carlson, Shannon E. Liss-Riordan of Lichten & Liss-Riordan, PC
Case:Groves, et al. v. Instacart, et al.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
9
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Caleb E. Mason, Thomas M. Brown, Matthew G. Whitten of Brown White & Osborn LLP
Case:La Verne Firefighters' Association v. City of La Verne
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, First Amendment Violation, Abuse of Power, Failure to Promote
10
Amount:$5,382,500.00
Attorneys:Michael D. Early, Sweta H. Patel of Klein, Hockel, Iezza & Patel, PC
Case:DelValle v. Menzies Aviation Inc.
Type:Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
11
Amount:$4,500,000.00
Attorneys:Shaun Setareh, Thomas Segal, Farrah B. Grant of Setareh Law Group
Case:Valadez v. Stater Bros. Markets
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
12
Amount:$3,182,978.00
Attorneys:Daniel Z. Srourian of Srourian Law Firm; Ashkan Shakouri of Shakouri Law Firm
Case:McLemore et al. v. Nautilus Hyosung, Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
13 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Matern, Joshua D. Boxer, Roy K. Suh of Matern Law Group, PC; Brandon J. Sweeney of The Sweeney Law Firm, APC; Dennis P. Wilson of Wilson Trial Group
Case:Ruiz v. Century Fast Foods
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Meal & Rest Breaks
13 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Craig J. Ackermann of Ackermann & Tilajef, PC; David S. Winston of Winston Law Group, P.C.; Jonathan Melmed of Melmed Law Group P.C.
Case:Westbrook v. WinCo Holdings Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
14
Amount:$2,950,000.00
Attorneys:Marcus J. Bradley, Kiley L. Grombacher of Marlin & Saltzman, LLP; Taylor L. Emerson of Bradley Grombacher
Case:Munden v. Los Robles Regional Medical Center
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
15
Amount:$2,900,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel J. Park, Shunt Tatavos-Gharajeh, Douglas Han of Justice Law Corporation
Case:Torrez v. Freedom Mortgage Corp.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
16
Amount:$2,300,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel J. Park, Shunt Tatavos-Gharajeh, Douglas Han of Justice Law Corporation
Case:Ayala v. Cherry Creek Mortgage Co. Inc.
Type:Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
17
Amount:$2,250,000.00
Attorneys:Cesar H. Nava, Stanley J. Hodson of Nava Law Firm
Case:Fogarty v. Scripps NP Operating LLC
Type:Class Action, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
18 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Anna Y. Park, Gina E. Carrillo, Sue J. Noh, Aimee L. McFerren of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. Marquez Brothers International, Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, National Origin Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Hire
18 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Anthony J. Orshansky , Justin Kachadoorian of CounselOne P.C.; Thomas W. Falvey of The Law Office of Thomas W. Falvey; Marcus A. Mancini of Mancini & Associates P.L.C.; Michael H. Boyamian, Armand R. Kizirian of Boyamian Law Inc.
Case:Cressall v. Galpin Motors Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
19
Amount:$1,850,000.00
Attorneys:Arby Aiwazian, Edwin Aiwazian, Joanna Ghosh of Lawyers for Justice PC
Case:Garcia v. Syncreon Technology (USA) LLC
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
20 (tie)
Amount:$1,750,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Matern, Joshua D. Boxer, Roy K. Suh, Sara B. Tosdal of Matern Law Group, PC
Case:Ortiz v. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC
Type:Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
20 (tie)
Amount:$1,750,000.00
Attorneys:Arby Aiwazian, Edwin Aiwazian, Joanna Ghosh of Lawyers for Justice PC; V. Andre Sherman, Stephanie S. Ponek of Girardi | Keese
Case:La Fuente v. Cott Beverages Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
20 (tie)
Amount:$1,750,000.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Drexler, Jr., Raul Perez, Molly A. DeSario, Jonathan Lee, Ariel S. Harman-Holmes of Capstone Law APC
Case:Lopez v. Blood Bank of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
21
Amount:$1,550,000.00
Attorneys:Scott E. Cole, Andrew D. Weaver of Scott Cole & Associates, APC
Case:Ibrahimi v. Walgreen Co.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
22
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Edwin Aiwazian of Lawyers for Justice PC; Heather M. Davis, Amir Nayebdadash, Sara E. Ikeda Minne of Protection Law Group LLP
Case:Fuentes v. Communications Test Design Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
23
Amount:$1,425,000.00
Attorneys:Paul K. Haines, Fletcher W. Schmidt, Andrew J. Rowbotham, Matthew K. Moen of Haines Law Group, APC; Anthony J. Orshansky , Justin Kachadoorian of CounselOne P.C.; Asaf Agazanof of Asaf Law APC
Case:Zaklit v. J. McCullough Corporation
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
24
Amount:$1,180,000.00
Attorneys:Craig J. Ackermann of Ackermann & Tilajef, PC; Jonathan Melmed of Melmed Law Group P.C.
Case:Guy v. California Lutheran University
Type:Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
25
Amount:$1,100,000.00
Attorneys:Nazo L. Koulloukian of Koul Law Firm; Sahag Majarian, II of The Law Offices of Sahag Majarian II
Case:Cisneros v. Lazy Dog Restaurants LLC
Type:Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
26
Amount:$1,000,100.00
Attorneys:Jonathan M. Lebe of Lebe Law
Case:Schmitz v. HealthIQ RE Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
27 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case:Gonzalez v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Wrongful Demotion, Failure to Promote
27 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case:Merrick v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Abuse of Power
27 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Marcus J. Bradley, Kiley L. Grombacher, Taylor L. Emerson of Bradley Grombacher; Sahag Majarian, II of The Law Offices of Sahag Majarian II
Case:Serna v. Inter-Rail Transport Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
28
Amount:$925,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells, Leila K. Al Faiz of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith; Christopher Brizzolara of Christopher Brizzolara Attorney At Law
Case:Marx v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Constructive Discharge, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
29
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Marcus J. Bradley, Kiley L. Grombacher, Taylor L. Emerson of Bradley Grombacher; Sahag Majarian, II of The Law Offices of Sahag Majarian II
Case:Guerrero v. Western Precooling Systems Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
30
Amount:$851,500.00
Attorneys:Raul Perez, Suzy E. Lee, Jennifer R. Bagosy , Bevin Allen Pike, Orlando Villalba, Ari Y. Basser of Capstone Law APC
Case:Harris v. Mr. C. Manager LLC
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
31
Amount:$838,750.00
Attorneys:Nazo L. Koulloukian, Joshua N. Lange of Koul Law Firm
Case:Barreto v. Etivista Concrete Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
32
Amount:$820,000.00
Attorneys:Ivan Puchalt, Mark T. Quigley of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Case:Ross v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Wrongful Demotion
33
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:David H. Browne of Browne Labor Law; Devin Coyle of Devin Coyle Law
Case:Guerra v. City and County of San Francisco
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment
34 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew S. McNicholas, David Angeloff , Alyssa K. Schabloski of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP
Case:Cordero v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment, Failure to Promote
34 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Arby Aiwazian, Edwin Aiwazian, Joanna Ghosh, Ashley H. Cruz of Lawyers for Justice PC
Case:Ennis v. JM West Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
35
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case:Riske v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
36
Amount:$675,000.00
Attorneys:Craig J. Ackermann of Ackermann & Tilajef, PC; Jonathan Melmed of Melmed Law Group P.C.; David S. Winston of Winston Law Group, P.C.
Case:Sumlin v. BNSF Railway Co.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
37
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Derek W. Li, Gina E. Carrillo, Lorena Garcia-Bautista, Rumduol Vuong, Sue J. Noh of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. Pape Material Handling Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, National Origin Discrimination, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment
38
Amount:$635,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel J. Park, Shunt Tatavos-Gharajeh, Douglas Han of Justice Law Corporation
Case:Koreisz v. On Q Financial Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
39
Amount:$606,250.00
Attorneys:Twila S. White of Law Office of Twila S. White
Case:Gray v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment
40
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Geoffrey C. Lyon of Lyon Law PC
Case:Goldenberg v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Religious Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate, Family & Medical Leave Act
41
Amount:$570,000.00
Attorneys:Marcia Mitchell, Ami Sanghvi of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. Dignity Health, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
42 (tie)
Amount:$550,000.00
Attorneys:Scott E. Wheeler of Law Offices of Scott Ernest Wheeler; Aubry Wand of The Wand Law Firm
Case:Ordonez v. JBD Partners Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
42 (tie)
Amount:$550,000.00
Attorneys:Paul K. Haines, Tuvia Korobkin, Stacey M. Shim, Jamin Xu of Haines Law Group, APC; Joseph Tojarieh of Tojarieh Law Firm, PC; Edwin Saghian , Robin Saghian of Omega Law Group, PC
Case:Barrios v. Providence Hospitality Partners LLC
Type:Class Action, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
43 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael Louis Kelly, Heather Baker Dobbs, Connor M. Karen of Kirtland & Packard, LLP
Case:Louis v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Religious Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment, Family & Medical Leave Act
43 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Sean M. Blakely, Paul K. Haines, Daniel J. Brown, Jamin Xu of Haines Law Group, APC; Aaron R. Lubeley, Simon L. Yang, Emily E. Schroeder of Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Case:Lee v. Infor (US) Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
43 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Mankin, Peter J. Carlson of Fernandez & Lauby LLP
Case:Stinson v. Pacific Production Plumbing
Type:Class Action, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
44
Amount:$430,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew S. McNicholas, Courtney C. McNicholas of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP; Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells, Leila K. Al Faiz of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case:Ortega v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Wrongful Demotion
45
Amount:$415,000.00
Attorneys:Jared Hague, S. Brett Sutton of Sutton Hague Law Corporation PC; Zachary M. Crosner, Michael R. Crosner of Crosner Legal PC
Case:Haugen v. Big League Dreams Cathedral City LLC
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
46
Amount:$393,296.00
Attorneys:Christopher C. Saldana of Shewry & Saldana; Ryan Conger of Conger Law Firm
Case:Alfaro v. City of San Diego
Type:Breach of Contract, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
47 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Beau R. Burbidge, Peter J. Koenig of Walker, Hamilton & Koenig, LLP
Case:Pifari v. City of Oakland
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
47 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Daphne A. Delvaux, Joshua D. Gruenberg, Daria V. Cortes of Gruenberg Law
Case:Garcia v. City of San Diego
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Failure to Promote
47 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Sepideh Ardestani, Daniel F. Gaines, Evan S. Gaines, Kenneth S. Gaines, Alex P. Katofsky of Gaines & Gaines APLC; Zachary J. Sempers of The Sempers Law Firm, ALC
Case:Hindman v. Service Quick Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
48
Amount:$345,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin A. Lipeles, Thomas H. Schelly of Lipeles Law Group
Case:Holmes v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Accommodate, Negligent Tort
49 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Tyler F. Clark, Yi-Hsuan Rachel Lin of Clark Employment Law, APC
Case:Martinez v. Huxtable's Kitchen, Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Failure to Accommodate
49 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:David T. Mara, Jamie K. Serb, Tony Roberts of Mara Law Firm, PC
Case:Seip v. Hi Way Safety Rentals Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
49 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel J. Park, Shunt Tatavos-Gharajeh, Douglas Han of Justice Law Corporation; Kenneth H. Yoon, Stephanie E. Yasuda, Brian G. Lee of Yoon Law, APC
Case:Hernandez v. Starbucks Corporation
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
49 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce Z. Kokozian of Kokozian Law Firm APC
Case:Olivares v. Ontarioidence Opco LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
50
Amount:$275,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Conger of Law Office of Michael Conger
Case:Pappas v. City of San Diego
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Invasion of Privacy, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment, Failure to Hire
51
Amount:$265,000.00
Attorneys:Charles C. Slater of Slater & Associates APLC
Case:Cervantes v. Lyt Attun LLC
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
52
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Farzad Rastegar of Rastegar Law Group, APC
Case:Arce v. Tree Pros Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
53
Amount:$247,200.00
Attorneys:Sepideh Ardestani, Daniel F. Gaines, Evan S. Gaines, Kenneth S. Gaines, Alex P. Katofsky of Gaines & Gaines APLC
Case:Smith v. Steelcase Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
54 (tie)
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:Alan I. Schimmel, Michael W. Parks of Schimmel & Parks APLC; Pouya B. Chami, Roberto C. Novas of Chami Law PC
Case:Grkinich v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Family & Medical Leave Act
54 (tie)
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:Lance M. Williams, Joseph M. Lovretovich, Christina R. Manalo, Eric J. Palmer, Tania Y. Gonzalez of JML Law
Case:Dennin v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Emotional Distress, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort
54 (tie)
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells, Leila K. Al Faiz of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith; Bijan Darvish of Law Office of Bijan Darvish
Case:Rios v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
55
Amount:$212,500.00
Attorneys:Heather M. Davis, Amir Nayebdadash, Sara E. Ikeda Minne, Luke Clapp of Protection Law Group LLP
Case:Fernandez v. Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
56
Amount:$205,000.00
Attorneys:Zachary M. Crosner, Michael R. Crosner, Alfredo Nava of Crosner Legal PC; J. Kirk Donnelly of Law Offices of J. Kirk Donnelly
Case:Herrera v. TVI Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
57
Amount:$203,000.00
Attorneys:Kitty K. Szeto, John M. Bickford, Rutger R. Parris, Ryan A. Crist of Parris Law Firm
Case:Backes v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
58 (tie)
Amount:$200,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Gilleon, Alexis C. Bastedo of Gilleon Law Firm
Case:Hoover v. The City of San Diego
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment
58 (tie)
Amount:$200,000.00
Attorneys:Jocelyn Burton, Joel Moon of Burton Employment Law
Case:Jack v. City and County of San Francisco
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Racial Harassment, Failure to Hire
58 (tie)
Amount:$200,000.00
Attorneys:Eric A. Grover, Robert W. Spencer of Keller Grover LLP
Case:Duke v. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
59
Amount:$180,000.00
Attorneys:Stanley D. Saltzman, Stephen P. O’Dell, Louis M. Marlin, Hanna B. Raanan , Corey S. Smith of Marlin & Saltzman, LLP; Cesar H. Nava, Stanley J. Hodson of Nava Law Firm; Marcus J. Bradley, Kiley L. Grombacher of Bradley Grombacher
Case:Nahed v. Roadrunner Management Services Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Meal & Rest Breaks
60 (tie)
Amount:$175,000.00
Attorneys:Larry R. Hoddick of Law Offices of Larry R. Hoddick, PC; William J. Rose of Rose Consumer Law
Case:Santiago v. Ameri-Kleen Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Negligent Tort, Meal & Rest Breaks
60 (tie)
Amount:$175,000.00
Attorneys:Fletcher W. Schmidt, Andrew J. Rowbotham, Matthew K. Moen, Paul K. Haines of Haines Law Group, APC
Case:Chairez v. B.E. McCarty Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
60 (tie)
Amount:$175,000.00
Attorneys:Joan E. Herrington of Bay Area Employment Law Office
Case:Grant v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate, Family & Medical Leave Act
60 (tie)
Amount:$175,000.00
Attorneys:Farzad Rastegar, Sharon W. Lin of Rastegar Law Group, APC
Case:Benitez v. Mr. Wok - Chino Hills Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Meal & Rest Breaks
60 (tie)
Amount:$175,000.00
Attorneys:Armond M. Jackson, Andrea M. Fernandez Jackson of Jackson Law, APC
Case:Gonzalez v. City of San Diego
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Government Negligence, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
61
Amount:$151,137.00
Attorneys:Zachary M. Crosner, Michael R. Crosner, Alfredo Nava of Crosner Legal PC
Case:McCord v. Developmental Client Care Industries Inc.
Type:Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
62 (tie)
Amount:$150,000.00
Attorneys:Louis Benowitz of Law Offices of Louis Benowitz; David Pourati of Law Office of David Pourati APC
Case:Lopez v. San Bernardino Fitness LLC
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
62 (tie)
Amount:$150,000.00
Attorneys:Arlo G. Uriarte, Daniel P. Iannitelli of Liberation Law Group, P.C.
Case:Asido v. San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
63
Amount:$143,000.00
Attorneys:Ronald W. Makarem, Gene Williams, Randi L. Ibrahim of Makarem & Associates APLC
Case:Thompson v. Ontario 947 Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Meal & Rest Breaks
64
Amount:$135,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory N. Karasik of Karasik Law Firm; Santos Gomez, Maria E. Vizzusi of Law Offices of Santos Gomez
Case:Lemus v. JKM Trading Company
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Inform
65
Amount:$130,000.00
Attorneys:Arthur Sezgin, Alisa Khousadian of Sezgin Khousadian LLP
Case:Mirzakhanyan v. County Of Los Angeles Department Of Social Services, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Accommodate, Sexual Battery
66 (tie)
Amount:$125,000.00
Attorneys:Bradley C. Gage, Milad Sadr of Law Offices of Goldberg & Gage
Case:Sathre v. City of Santa Monica
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Promote
66 (tie)
Amount:$125,000.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Mankin, Misty M. Lauby of Fernandez & Lauby LLP
Case:Gallardo v. Teefor2
Type:Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Meal & Rest Breaks
67
Amount:$112,500.00
Attorneys:Sepideh Ardestani, Daniel F. Gaines, Kenneth S. Gaines, Alex P. Katofsky of Gaines & Gaines APLC; Zachary J. Sempers of The Sempers Law Firm, ALC
Case:Solorzano v. True North Telecom Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Meal & Rest Breaks
68
Amount:$110,000.00
Attorneys:Jean-Claude Lapuyade, Amanda K. Mayo of JCL Law Firm, APC
Case:Almanza v. The Express Group Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Meal & Rest Breaks
69
Amount:$104,398.00
Attorneys:Aparajit Bhowmik, Norman B. Blumenthal, Kyle R. Nordrehaug, R. Piya Mukherjee of Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP
Case:Reyes v. United Road Towing Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
70
Amount:$102,500.00
Attorneys:Anna Y. Park, Jennifer L. Boulton, Sue J. Noh of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. Erivera Enterprise, LLC, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Negligent Training, Workplace Harassment
71 (tie)
Amount:$100,000.00
Attorneys:Sarkis Sirmabekian of Sirmabekian Law Firm PC
Case:Ramos Ruiz v. El Pescador #12 Inc.
Type:Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Constructive Discharge, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Meal & Rest Breaks
71 (tie)
Amount:$100,000.00
Attorneys:Donald J. Clapp of Aiman-Smith & Marcy
Case:Oto v. City of Oakland
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Race Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
71 (tie)
Amount:$100,000.00
Attorneys:Garry M. Tetalman of Law Office of Garry M. Tetalman
Case:Arias v. Santa Barbara Brewing Company LLC
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Meal & Rest Breaks
71 (tie)
Amount:$100,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells, Leila K. Al Faiz of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case:Dean v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Wrongful Demotion
71 (tie)
Amount:$100,000.00
Attorneys:Helena S. Wise of Law Offices of Helena S. Wise
Case:Nguyen v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Gender Discrimination, Government Negligence, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Wrongful Demotion, Failure to Accommodate, Failure to Promote
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Note: Settlements below $100,000 have not been included to the list.

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