Top 5 Labor and Employment Verdicts in California

In 2017, Robert Odell obtained the second highest verdict in California for a wrongful termination lawsuit. You can find more information about Robert Odell’s second largest verdict in California here.

Following are the top 5 labor and employment verdicts in California.

  1. Attorneys: Lawrence M. Artenian, Daniel M. Kopfman, Nicholas J. P. Wagner, Andrew B. Jones, Angela E. Martinez of Wagner, Jones, Kopfman & Artenian LLP

    and Stanley D. Saltzman, Russell D. Myrick of Marlin & Saltzman, LLP

    Case: Bryan, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

    Type: Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment

    Amount: $60,800,000.000

  2. Attorneys: Robert A. Odell

    and Tamara Freeze of Workplace Justice Advocates, PLC

    Case: Babyak v. Cardiovascular Systems Inc.

    Type: Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment

    Amount: $25,142,120.00


Top labor and employment verdict
top labor and employment verdicts

3. Attorneys: Christopher H. Whelan of Law Offices of Christopher H. Whelan, Inc. and Brian D. Whelan of Whelan Law Group
Case: King v. U.S. Bank National Association
Type: Defamation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment
Amount: $24,289,696.00

4. Attorneys: Todd F. Nevell, Daniel G. Sheldon of Scolinos, Sheldon & Nevell
Case:Pearl v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment
Amount: $17,394,972.00

5. Attorneys: Carney R. Shegerian, Anthony Nguyen, Mark I. Lim of Shegerian & Associates, Inc. and Pedram A. Javanmardi of Javanmardi Law
Case: Moland v. McWane Inc., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment
Amount: $16,673,514.00

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