Jim DeSimone is a leading Los Angeles employment and civil rights trial attorney for over 30 years. Jim recently achieved a $7.4 million verdict in a workplace violence/retaliation case and a $1.5 million verdict for defamation of a transplant surgeon. His record includes employment class action settlements of $17 million, $16 million, and $12.5 million on behalf of computer technicians and pharmacists. Jim also has successfully represented numerous families of police shooting victims, including Brendon Glenn, shot and killed by an LAPD officer. Among his honors, Jim has been repeatedly recognized by the Daily Journal as a “Top 20 Plaintiff Employment Lawyer” in the state of California. In 2014, Jim received the prestigious CLAY “Civil Rights Lawyer of the Year.”