Victor George

Friday, October 29th, 2021 // From 2:45pm to 5:00pm

Subject: FBI Employment

2 hr Case Analysis

Biography

Victor L. George won the 2005 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award for the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles (CAALA) and has been nominated for that TLOY honor for 10 of the past 15 years. Mr. George’s clients have received numerous seven and eight figure jury trial verdicts in both catastrophic personal injury and employment discrimination / harassment cases. These include jury trial verdicts against many large corporations such as Wal-Mart, Ford Motor Company, California Youth Authority, Los Angeles County Metrolink, Columbia Medical Hospitals, etc. He did not lose a trial for ten consecutive years. Just this past November 2016, George received a jury verdict of $26 million for the “loss of love” to the mother and father in the wrongful death jury trial of their 16-year-old son. This (noneconomic) loss of love jury award is the largest wrongful death jury verdict of a minor in U.S. history.

Case Analysis Details

“Mackey v. Grant & FBI”

Opening Statement & Closing Argument

Offer at final mediation $300,000 no more $ offered at trial
Sexual harassment/retaliation/gender discrimination case against FBI very high-ranking manager Victor Grant and plaintive employer Helinet. The jury awarded $1.8 million in compensatory damages including the entirety of the boarded economic damages of $700,000 plus $1 million in emotional distress damages. We then argued punitive and they awarded an extra $1 million in punitive damages from the small company that had a net worth of only $4 million. The judge then awarded $1.4 million in attorney fees. The defense attorneys were Sheppard Mullin Richter and Hampton in LA. They appealed lost and eventually paid $4.3 million for the judgment which included punitive damages, emotional distress damages, economic damages, and attorney fees.

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