Trial Experience

Jury Awards Punitive Damages of $2 Million Against FedEx for Sexual Harassment

Jury Awards $328k Verdict Against FedEx for Sexual Harassment

Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis LLP, has obtained many significant trial results including verdicts such as:

  • Rahn v. Lowinger, which resulted in a $7.1 million verdict
  • Walker v. Parzen which resulted in a $4.5 million verdict
  • Curtis v. Dizmang in which a jury awarded $1.5 million
  • Hettick v. FedEx in which plaintiff received a $1.298 million verdict
  • Bryant v. FedEx in which plaintiff received a $1.03 million verdict
  • Cesar v. Kumin $867,135.45 verdict
  • Justet v. United Airlines $349,218.99 verdict

Mr. Winer is recognized as one of the leading attorneys in the state of California at trying cases, especially cases involving psychological trauma. He has received the California Trial Lawyers Association Recognition of Experience Certificate as an experienced trial lawyer. He has been invited to be on the faculty at the Hastings Law School College of Trial Advocacy where he teaches trial arts to other experienced attorneys.

The College of Master Advocates and Barristers: Mr. Winer has been awarded membership as Senior Counsel member of The College of Master Advocates and Barristers — “which status is conferred consistent with the Common Law Tradition of Honoring Skill and Experience as a Trial Lawyer as well as a demonstrated commitment to promoting Excellence in the Art of Trial Advocacy.”

In addition, Mr. Winer lectures to attorneys around the state on trial techniques and how to achieve significant verdicts.

In a newspaper article featuring Mr. Winer, a former president of the California Trial Lawyers Association said this:

“John Winer is one of the best trial attorneys for his years of experience in the country. I don’t give this praise lightly. It is based on the results he has achieved. I also have the highest respect for him as a human being.”

Zamora v. Kmart $200,000 verdict (This case was tried by Kelli Burritt along with other counsel).

Sanchez v. Maier $250,000 verdict (This case was tried by Kelli Burritt along with other counsel).

Rodriguez v. Pacific Bell $500,000 verdict (This case was tried by Kelli Burritt along with other counsel).

Thompson v. Smith $1,350,000 verdict (This case was tried by Kelli Burritt while working at another firm).

The above case results were based on the facts of the individual cases, and results in other cases will differ if based on different facts.

For further information, go to our Significant Cases page.

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For a free consultation, call Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis LLP, at 800-652-6137 or contact us online. Headquartered in Oakland, we represent clients throughout California.