Top 50 Labor & Employment Verdicts in California in 2019

Top 50 Labor & Employment Verdicts in California in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 labor & employment verdicts obtained in California in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of California.

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1
Amount: $58,250,000.00
Attorneys: Nathan Goldberg, Dolores Y. Leal, Gloria Allred of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
Case: Khan v. Hologram USA, Inc., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment, Sexual Battery
2
Amount: $15,400,000.00
Attorneys: Carney R. Shegerian, Astineh Arakelian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.; Nicholas C. Rowley, Courtney E. Rowley of Trial Lawyers For Justice
Case: Simers v. Tribune Co., et al.
Type: Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
3
Amount: $15,392,801.00
Attorneys: Ebby S. Bakhtiar, Alex K. DiBona of Livingston Bakhtiar; Thomas V. Girardi, Keith D. Griffin, Alexa F. Galloway of Girardi | Keese; Carney R. Shegerian, Anthony Nguyen of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case: Ramirez v. Jack In The Box Inc.
Type: Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Accommodate
4
Amount: $11,091,300.00
Attorneys: Lisa Bloom, Sarah Bloom, Alan Goldstein, Arick Fudali of The Bloom Firm
Case: Jones v. David, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Fraud, Hostile Work Environment, Malicious Prosecution, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Sexual Battery
5
Amount: $8,632,743.00
Attorneys: Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case: Dooros, et al. v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
6
Amount: $8,115,000.00
Attorneys: Alan Romero of Romero Law, APC
Case: Rodriguez v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Wrongful Demotion
7
Amount: $7,020,000.00
Attorneys: Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation; Carney R. Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case: Hadsell v. City of Baldwin Park
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment
8
Amount: $6,001,599.00
Attorneys: Kenneth H. Yoon, Stephanie E. Yasuda, Brian G. Lee of Yoon Law, APC; Brian J. Mankin, Peter J. Carlson of Fernandez & Lauby LLP; G. Samuel Cleaver of Law Offices of G. Samuel Cleaver
Case: Hamilton et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
9
Amount: $5,317,162.00
Attorneys: J. Bernard Alexander, III of Alexander Krakow + Glick LLP; Natasha R. Chesler, Timothy B. McCaffrey of Chesler McCaffrey LLP
Case: Carter v. Federal Express Corp.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
10
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Nathan Goldberg, Dolores Y. Leal, Gloria Allred, Renee Mochkatel of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
Case: Reeves v. Hologram USA Inc., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Sexual Battery
11
Amount: $4,941,071.00
Attorneys: Michael G. Marderosian, Heather S. Cohen of Marderosian & Cohen
Case: Jordan v. Wonderful Citrus Packing, LLC
Type: Defamation, Labor & Employment, Negligent Tort, Reputational Harm, Libel
12
Amount: $4,603,000.00
Attorneys: Sanford L. Michelman, Robert D. Estrin, Peter L. Steinman, Mona Z. Hanna, Todd H. Stitt of Michelman & Robinson LLP
Case: Western Air Charter Inc. v. Schembari
Type: Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
13
Amount: $4,072,402.00
Attorneys: Justin O. Walker, Jared A. Veliz of Walker Law, PC
Case: Qiu v. Three Rivers Provider Network, Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Retaliation, Unfair Business Practices, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
14
Amount: $3,559,000.00
Attorneys: Eugene G. Iredale, Grace Jun of Iredale and Yoo, APC
Case: Boy v. Zimmer Inc., et al.
Type: Defamation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Slander, Reputational Harm
15
Amount: $3,300,000.00
Attorneys: Edward D. Chapin of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP; Allison H. Goddard of Patterson Law Group (CA)
Case: Burns v. San Diego State University, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Bad Faith
16
Amount: $3,065,000.00
Attorneys: Arya Rhodes, Alan I. Schimmel, Michael W. Parks of Schimmel & Parks APLC
Case: Hernandez v. VMS Auto Body Collision Center Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Wage & Hour Violation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Workplace Harassment
17
Amount: $2,700,000.00
Attorneys: Ebby S. Bakhtiar of Livingston Bakhtiar; Keith D. Griffin, Alexa F. Galloway of Girardi | Keese
Case: Quemada v. Cordoba Corp., Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
18
Amount: $2,525,000.00
Attorneys: Richard H. Lee, Natalie Rastegari of Salisian Lee LLP; Edward E. Alon, Jonathan A. Alon of Alon LLP
Case: Missakian v. Amusement Industry Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Unpaid Wages, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
19
Amount: $2,299,829.00
Attorneys: Christopher Grivakes, David W. Affeld of Affeld Grivakes LLP
Case: Harris v. City of Riverside
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment
20
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael H. Kim, Jamie F. Martinez, Adam K. Tanouye of Michael H. Kim PC
Case: Bolanos v. USK Manufacturing Inc., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
21
Amount: $1,749,465.00
Attorneys: Zev Abramson, Nissim Levin, Jeremy Levy, Christina Begakis of Abramson Labor Group
Case: Benart v. DA Defense Logistics HQ LLC
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
22
Amount: $1,670,427.00
Attorneys: Mani Sheik of Sheik Law Inc
Case: Martell v. Thunder Studios Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Fraud, Hostile Work Environment, Misrepresentation, Unpaid Wages, Conversion, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Misrepresentation, Workplace Harassment, Wrongful Demotion, Failure to Accommodate
23
Amount: $1,576,262.00
Attorneys: Jamon R. Hicks of Douglas Hicks Law, APC; Britany M. Engelman of Engelman Law Firm
Case: Woods v. Greystar Management Services, LP
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
24
Amount: $1,576,145.00
Attorneys: V. James DeSimone of V. James DeSimone Law; Ryann E. Hall of Bohm Law Group, Inc.
Case: Birden v. The Regents of the University of California
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment
25
Amount: $1,505,561.00
Attorneys: Jan T. Aune of The Law Office of Jan T. Aune
Case: Lillie v. ManTech International Corp.
Type: False Claims Act, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
26
Amount: $1,292,063.00
Attorneys: J. Bernard Alexander, III, Tracy L. Fehr of Alexander Krakow + Glick LLP; Andrew L. Treger of Baer Treger L.L.P; Hugo E. Gamez of Gamez Law Firm
Case: Monterroso v. Hydraulics International Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
27
Amount: $1,200,000.00
Attorneys: Robert A. Hennig, Sam Brown of Hennig Ruiz & Singh
Case: Saxton v. Sourceasy Inc.
Type: Fraud in the Inducement, Misrepresentation, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Promissory Estoppel
28
Amount: $1,107,855.00
Attorneys: Joshua D. Gruenberg, Joshua P. Pang, Pamela Vallero of Gruenberg Law
Case: Guerrero v. Able Engineering Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
29
Amount: $1,100,000.00
Attorneys: Terry M. Goldberg, Bradley C. Gage of Law Offices of Goldberg & Gage
Case: Moreno et al. v. City of Beverly Hills
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment
30
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Anthony Nguyen, Mark I. Lim of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.; Irving Meyer of Law Offices of Irving Meyer
Case: Thomas v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Failure to Accommodate
31
Amount: $976,698.00
Attorneys: John S. Baker, Jill A. Gutierrez of Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Case: Calleros v. U.S. Garment LLC, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Unpaid Wages, Constructive Discharge, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
32
Amount: $824,000.00
Attorneys: Patrick McNicholas, Michael J. Kent of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP
Case: Thompson v. City of Pasadena
Type: Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
33
Amount: $655,000.00
Attorneys: Siannah Collado Boutte of The Simon Law Group, LLP; Alyssa K. Schabloski of Gladius Law, APC
Case: Mateen-Bradford v. City of Compton, et al.
Type: Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
34
Amount: $646,651.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Bononi, Devin V. Mikulka of Bononi Law Group LLP
Case: Gutierrez v. Dignity Health
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
35
Amount: $632,000.00
Attorneys: Clayeo C. Arnold, Anthony J. Poidmore of Arnold Law Firm (CA)
Case: Schmidt v. Shasta County Marshall’s Office
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
36
Amount: $600,000.00
Attorneys: Boris Koron, Daniel J. Podolsky of Koron & Podolsky, LLP; Kevin Salute of Salute Law
Case: Davila v. Los Angeles Unified School District
Type: Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Wrongful Demotion
37
Amount: $485,373.00
Attorneys: S. Young Lim, Dennis McPhillips of Park & Lim
Case: Catwalk to Sidewalk Inc. v. Hurt-Watson
Type: Breach of Contract, Labor & Employment, Unpaid Commissions
38
Amount: $425,562.00
Attorneys: Zorik Mooradian, Andrina G. Hanson, Nanor C. Kamberian of Law Offices Of Zorik Mooradian
Case: Kourounian v. California Department of Tax and Fee Administration
Type: Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
39
Amount: $350,000.00
Attorneys: Jon Y. Vanderpool, Jon Cadieux of Smith Steiner Vanderpool, APC
Case: Johnson v. City of San Diego
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Religious Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Wrongful Demotion, Reputational Harm
40
Amount: $325,000.00
Attorneys: Darci E. Burrell, Katherine L. Smith, Sharon R. Vinick of Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP
Case: Eidson v. The Regents of The University of California
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
41
Amount: $245,892.00
Attorneys: Geoffrey C. Lyon of Lyon Law PC
Case: Guzman v. NBA Automotive Inc.
Type: Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Negligent Tort
42
Amount: $233,123.00
Attorneys: Jean K. Hyams of Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP; Sean D. McHenry of McHenry Law Firm
Case: Pruitt v. Genentech Inc.
Type: Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
43
Amount: $218,285.00
Attorneys: Mark M. Scott, Joanne N. Davies, Jason E. Goldstein of Buchalter
Case: Providence Capital Funding, Inc. v. Patterson
Type: Breach of Contract, Unjust Enrichment, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith
44
Amount: $210,000.00
Attorneys: Richard A. Apodaca, Christopher E. Gavriliuc of Rodriguez Apodaca Law Firm LLP
Case: Cordero v. Catwalk to Sidewalk Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate, Unpaid Benefits
45
Amount: $138,762.00
Attorneys: Geniene B. Stillwell, Freda Tjoarman of Stillwell Law Office
Case: Spaulding v. Shannon Diversified Inc., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
46
Amount: $130,000.00
Attorneys: Brian J. Mankin, Peter J. Carlson of Fernandez & Lauby LLP
Case: Mejia v. Mossberg Industries Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Meal & Rest Breaks
47
Amount: $121,067.00
Attorneys: Carney R. Shegerian, Mark I. Lim of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.; Marc A. Holmquist of Holmquist Law, PC; Pedram "Peter" A. Javanmardi of Javanmardi Law
Case: Kibbe v. Tomdan Enterprises Inc., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Wrongful Demotion, Failure to Hire, Failure to Accommodate
48
Amount: $109,799.00
Attorneys: Kaveh S. Elihu of Employee Justice Legal Group LLP
Case: Garcia v. Suh, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Personal Injury, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
49
Amount: $106,000.00
Attorneys: Lindsey M. C. Crismon of Cummings & Franck, P.C.
Case: Martinez v. Wheel Pros LLC
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
50
Amount: $100,000.00
Attorneys: J. Bernard Alexander, III, Britt L. Karp of Alexander Krakow + Glick LLP
Case: Asfall v. Los Angeles Unified School District
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort

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