Firm News

Four New Employment Laws For 2020 & Why They Matter

Kelly B. Hanker, trial lawyer at Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, recently wrote an article titled “Four New Employment Laws for 2020 & Why They Matter” which was featured in The Advocate magazine. The article focuses on new laws in the new year which will impact employees and employers in California.  The article focuses on the… Read More

Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley Announces Wrongful Death Lawsuit Due to Dangerous Highway Crossing in Ojai

October 17, 2019 – Ojai, California – Nick Rowley and Steve McElroy, partners at the Ojai office of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, have announced a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from an accident at a well-known, dangerous crosswalk on Maricopa Highway in Ojai, California. Wayne “Jay” Stewart, a 20-year Ojai resident, was enjoying Easter Sunday with… Read More

TJ Simers Awarded $15.45 Million Verdict In Retrial For Violation Of Civil Rights, Age, and Disability Discrimination After the LA Times Convinced The Court to Set Aside the Previous Jury Verdict of $7.1 Million

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 19, 2019 — A Los Angeles, California jury awarded $15.45 million to T.J. Simers in a lawsuit he filed against his previous employer, The LA Times, for violating his civil rights and wrongfully discriminating against him based upon his age and disability. Simers previously won a $7.1 million verdict against the LA Times in 2015, however the… Read More

Article By Nick Rowley Featured In The Advocate Magazine

Trial Lawyer Nick Rowley recently wrote an article for The Advocate Magazine titled “How to think about, discuss, and present money damages in voir dire and opening statement”.  The article dives deep into Nick’s strategies into asking for specific damages and how to convince the judge that it’s not preconditioning. This strategy has helped Nick… Read More

Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley Announces New Northern California Office and Partners

Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, a Los Angeles based law firm with over 100 employees dedicated to fighting for the rights of the injured, announces a new northern California office and new partners, Dan Schaar and Eva Silva. Schaar and Silva, previously of the Campbell, California based firm Schaar & Silva, have dedicated their legal careers… Read More