Top 10 Labor & Employment Settlements in California in 2020

Top 10 Labor & Employment Settlements in California in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 labor & employment settlements obtained in California in the year 2020. 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Labor & Employment Settlements in California in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 20 Labor & Employment Settlements in California in 2020.

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 submit it to us today.

1
Amount:$17,375,000.00
Attorneys:Roger R. Carter of The Carter Law Firm; Marc H. Phelps of Phelps Law Group; Randall R. Renick, Cornelia Dai of Hadsell Stormer Renick & Dai LLP; Jay Smith, Joshua F. Young of Gilbert & Sackman, A Law Corporation
Case:Clack et al. v. Chevron USA Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
2
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Anna Y. Park, Nakkisa Akhavan of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Case:U.S. EEOC v. Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
3
Amount:$6,900,000.00
Attorneys:Roger R. Carter, Bianca A. Sofonio of The Carter Law Firm; Marc H. Phelps of The Phelps Law Group; Noam Glick of Glick Law Group; Larry W. Lee of Diversity Law Group PC
Case:Harchegani, et al. v. Cellco Partnership, Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
4
Amount:$6,199,998.00
Attorneys:Ann M. Smith of Smith, Steiner, Vanderpool & Wax APC
Case:Mitchell v. City of San Diego
Type:Class Action, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
5
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Edwin Aiwazian, Arby Aiwazian, Jill J. Parker of Lawyers for Justice PC; Carolyn H. Cottrell, David C. Leimbach, Michelle S. Lim, Scott L. Gordon of Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP
Case:Jones v. CertifiedSafety Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
6
Amount:$5,100,000.00
Attorneys:Shadie L. Berenji and Brittanee A. Marksbury of Berenji Law Firm, APC
Case:Sevilla v. Aaron's Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
7
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:David Yeremian, Jason Rothman of David Yeremian & Associates Inc.; Dennis F. Moss, Ari Moss, Jeremy F. Bollinger of Moss Bollinger LLP
Case:Rodriguez v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
8 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott M. Lidman, Elizabeth Nguyen of Lidman Law, APC; Paul K. Haines of Haines Law Group, APC
Case:Johnson v. DCH Simi Valley Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
8 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Xinying Valerian, Dominic Valerian of Valerian Law, P.C.; Monique Olivier, Katharine Chao of Olivier Schreiber Chao LLP
Case:Casteel v. Alaska Airlines. Inc.
Type:Unfair Competition, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
8 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Hallie Von Rock, Reed Marcy of Aiman‐Smith & Marcy
Case:Palma v. Mercury Insurance Services LLC
Type:Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
9
Amount:$2,950,000.00
Attorneys:Elizabeth M. Peck of Peck‐Law; Devin Coyle of Coyle Browne Law
Case:Mathews v. Happy Valley Conference Center, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
10
Amount:$2,713,500.00
Attorneys:Kevin T. Barnes, Gregg Lander of Law Offices of Kevin T. Barnes; Sahag Majarian II of Law Offices of Sahag Majarian II
Case:Segura v. San Jose LLC
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort

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