Top 10 Labor & Employment Settlements in California in 2021

Top 10 Labor & Employment Settlements in California in 2021We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 labor & employment settlements obtained in California in the year 2021. 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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Amount: $14,000,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph R. Becerra of Becerra Law Firm; Torey J. Favarote of Gleason & Favarote L.L.P.
Case: Barnes, et al. v. Target Corp.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
2
Amount: $6,500,000.00
Attorneys: Mehrdad Bokhour of Bokhour Law Group, P.C.; Jonathan Melmed of Melmed Law Group, P.C.
Case: Garcia, et al. v. Cardenas Markets, LLC
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
3
Amount: $5,726,000.00
Attorneys: Clayeo C. Arnold, John T. Stralen, Joshua H. Watson of Clayeo C. Arnold APC
Case: Mishra v. Cognizant Technology Solutions U.S. Corp., et al.
Type: Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Conversion, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
4
Amount: $3,900,000.00
Attorneys: Randy Renick, Cornelia Dai of Hadsell Stormer Renick & Dai, LLP; Josh Young, Jay Smith of Gilbert & Sackman, A Law Corporation
Case: Craig, et al. v. Corteva, Inc., et al.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
5
Amount: $3,650,000.00
Attorneys: James R. Hawkins, Samantha A. Smith of James Hawkins APLC
Case: Linehan-Clodfelter v. Vivint, Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
6
Amount: $3,500,000.00
Attorneys: Douglas Han, Shunt Tatavos-Gharajeh, Phillip Song, Arsine Grigoryan, Haig Hogdanian of Justice Law Corporation
Case: Williams v. Aetna Inc., et al.
Type: Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
7
Amount: $3,250,000.00
Attorneys: Hallie Von Rock of Aiman‐Smith & Marcy
Case: Cong, et al. v. Mygrant Glass Co., Inc.
Type: Class Action, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
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Amount: $3,000,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph R. Becerra of Becerra Law Firm; Torey Joseph Favarote of Gleason & Favarote L.L.P.
Case: Stokes, et al. v. Exact Staff, Inc., et al.
Type: Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
8 (tie)
Amount: $3,000,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew McNicholas, Abel Nair of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP
Case: Boyd v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Wrongful Demotion
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Amount: $2,863,106.00
Attorneys: Julian Hammond, Polina Brandler, Ari Cherniak of HammondLaw P.C.
Case: Harris-Foster v. The University of Phoenix Inc.
Type: Class Action, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
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Amount: $2,850,000.00
Attorneys: Xinying Valerian of Valerian Law, P.C.; Andrew Melzer, Qiaojing Zheng of Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP
Case: Brooke v. Aurora Behavioral Healthcare‐Santa Rosa, LLC, et al.
Type: Misrepresentation, Retaliation, Unfair Business Practices, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
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