Gregory W. Smith has represented employees for over 20 years in the field of employment litigation. As a panel member of the Los Angeles Police Protective League, he often handles cases brought by police officers against the City of Los Angeles for a variety of employment claims. Mr. Smith also represents firefighters in the Los Angeles Fire Department for claims brought against the city. During the last several years, Mr. Smith has successfully prosecuted cases against public entities and private business in numerous high-profile jury cases.
His more notable jury verdicts include: Morse v. City of Inglewood, (2005) $2.6 million – Race Discrimination case; Lima v. City of Los Angeles, (2007) $3.7 million – Gender Discrimination Retaliation case; Kruisheer v. Toys “R” Us, (2007) $1.6 million – Age Discrimination Case; Patterson, et. al. v. City of Long Beach, (2008) $4.1 million – Whistleblower case; Burton v. City of Los Angeles, (2008) $2 million – Race Discrimination case; Hill v. City of Los Angeles, (2009) $3.1 million – Retaliation case; Blackstone v. City of Los Angeles, (2010) $736,312.00 – Gender Discrimination & Retaliation case; Miller v. City of Los Angeles, (2011) $995,000.00 – Whistleblower Retaliation case; Chan, et al. v. City… Read More