In January 2016, Partner Linda Miller Savitt and Senior Counsel Elsa Bañuelos, who were co-counsel for Defendants in a five week jury trial, successfully persuaded the trial judge to toss the jury’s $7.1 million verdict to former Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers over claims that he was forced out due to his age….

In October 2015, Partners Linda Miller Savitt and Jonathan S. Rosenberg obtained summary judgment in Lanzas v. Health Net of California, Inc. (Stanislaus Superior Court Case No. 2006491). The plaintiff claimed that he was terminated due to his disability and that Health Net failed to reasonably accommodate him and properly engage in the good faith…

In February 2015, Partners Linda Miller Savitt and Jonathan S. Rosenberg and Associate Stephanie B. Kantor, obtained summary judgment in Hoffman v. Dignity Health d/b/a Mercy General Hospital (Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-00143475-CU-WT-GDS). The plaintiff claimed that she was sexually harassed, wrongfully terminated in violation of Health & Safety Code Section 1278.5, and retaliated…

In April, 2010, Partner Linda Miller Savitt, Senior Counsel Elsa Bañuelos, and Associate Vicky Lin obtained summary judgment in Hopwood v. Los Angeles Unified School District (Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC400240). The plaintiff claimed he was discriminated against based on his race, sex, and disability and that he was retaliated against for complaining…

In January 2010, Partner Linda Miller Savitt, Senior Counsel Elsa Bañuelos, and Associate Vicky Lin obtained summary judgment in Cheathem v. Los Angeles Unified School District (Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC398268). The plaintiff claimed she was discriminated against based on race, age, and sex and subjected to a retaliatory termination for complaining about…

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