Busch v. Clise Coal Co.
Won $3.9 million verdict for family of a worker electrocuted when a crane operator used a crane too close to high-voltage power lines.
Thompson v. HUD
Obtained class-action settlement that will provide 2,400 vouchers (in addition to 1,800 already obtained under partial consent decree) to enable poor African-American families to move from public housing and other segregated areas of Baltimore City to communities of opportunity throughout the Baltimore region (2012). Co-lead counsel for remedies phase of trial, settlement negotiations, and implementation
Luquetta v. Regents of the University of California
Won $49 million in class action against the University for breaching its promise to hold certain fees constant for the duration of students’ enrollment (judgment 2010; affirmed 2012).
magazine recognized this win with a 2013 “California Lawyer of the Year” award.