Current Cases

Current Cases

Hadsell Stormer Renick & Dai LLP is one of the largest and oldest labor, employment, discrimination, class action, and civil rights law firm in the nation. Located in the Los Angeles area, we are currently litigating a wide range of employment law cases as well as civil rights cases.

For a brief description of some of our exciting current cases, as well as notices of settlements in class actions, click the links below:

Current Significant Cases

  • Keo Ratha et al v. Phatthana Seafood Co., Ltd. et al — A federal lawsuit brought on behalf of seven victims of human trafficking against Thai and U.S. corporations that engaged in and benefited from forced labor
  • Wang v. Chinese Daily News — A wage and hour class action successfully tried in federal court and currently on appeal before the 9th Circuit
  • Obaidullah v. Obama — A petition for writ of habeas corpus brought on behalf of a detainee held at Guantánamo Bay
  • Rodriguez v. City of Los Angeles — A class action brought against the Los Angeles Police Department for relief from an unconstitutional curfew provision in the city’s gang injunctions
  • Holguin v. County of Los Angeles — An excessive force case brought on behalf of a former LA County jail inmate
  • Pierce v. Orange County — A class action successfully challenging the conditions for disabled inmates at the Orange County jails
  • Fazaga v. FBI — A class action brought against the FBI for unlawful targeting and surveillance of Muslims residing in LA and Orange County on account of their religion and religious practices
  • Boudlal v. Disney — A religious discrimination and harassment case brought on behalf of a Muslim employee

Landmark Cases

  • Doe v. Unocal — A seminal international case brought on behalf of Burmese villagers who were allegedly subjected to forced labor and other human rights abuses as a result of a pipeline built by Unocal and its joint venturers. (The pursuit of justice on behalf of this group of Burmese villagers was made into an award-winning documentary, “Total Denial.”)
  • South Central Farmers v. City of Los Angeles — A case brought against the City of Los Angeles on behalf of over 300 low-income families in a struggle to preserve a 14-acre urban community garden in South Los Angeles. (The fight to save the garden was made into an Academy Award-nominated documentary, “The Garden.”)
  • Martin v. Texaco — A failure-to-promote sex discrimination case was successfully tried and resulted in the largest jury award of its kind at the time.
  • Allison v. City of Long Beach — One of the first sexual harassment and discrimination cases brought on behalf of female police officers to successfully challenge a police department’s “code of silence.” (This case was made into a TV movie starring Melissa Gilbert, “With Hostile Intent.”

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