Lawrance Bohm

After graduating from the University of California, Irvine with a B.S. in Crime, Lawrance Bohm pursued his J.D. from Tulane University Law School, graduating in 2000 cum laude. He spent time as an extern with United States District Court Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle. He is admitted to practice in all state courts in California, as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, the Eastern District of California, the Northern District of California, the Central District of California, and the Southern District of California.

Mr. Bohm is a member of the American bar Association, State Bar of California, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Capital City Trial Lawyers Association, California Employment Lawyers Association, and Consumer Attorneys of California. Mr. Bohm handles matters involving labor and employment disputes, but also in cases involving personal injury, elder abuse, wrongful death, and more. He’s represented workers of many industries.

2019 Nomination for Daily Journal Top Labor & Employment Lawyer
Nominee’s name: Lawrance A. Bohm State Bar No. 208716
Firm: Bohm Law Group, Inc.
Location: Sacramento, California

Specialty: Employment and Civil Rights
Phone number: 866-920-1292
Email: lbohm@bohmlaw.com
I am writing to nominate Lawrance A. Bohm as a Daily Journal Top Labor & Employment Lawyer. Lawrance Bohm is best known for achieving the two largest employment verdicts on behalf of single plaintiffs in US History. In 2018-2019, Lawrance continued to utilize his employment law expertise in employment cases. Lawrance is viewed as a leader in employment law regularly appearing in the media to speak on employment law, teaching and presenting at CELA’s trial lawyer college, and speaks often at continuing education bar events. Consistently, year after year, Lawrance achieves amazing results for his clients, which includes multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.

Trials
Weber v. County of Santa Clara dba Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center
Santa Clara County Superior Court, Case No. 2015-1-CV-287977
Date: September 26, 2018
In September 2018, Lawrance obtained a $1,552,800 verdict in Santa Clara Superior Court, on behalf of the Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry who was wrongfully terminated after reporting unsafe care of children and adolescents and unsafe working conditions.
Kazminy v. Dignity Health
Yolo County Superior Court, Case No. CV16-1989
Date: March 27, 2019, April 4, 2019
On March 27, 2019, Lawrance obtained a verdict of $1,032,511.00 on behalf of a Pharmacist in Charge who was wrongfully terminated after reporting fraud and other illegal conduct. On April 4, 2019, Lawrance obtained a punitive damages verdict in the amount of $2,400,000.00

Settlements
Disabled Medical Whistleblower v. Medical Center (Confidential)
Calaveras County Superior Court
In August 2018, Lawrance obtained a confidential settlement of $700,000 on behalf of an Emergency Room Nurse who was wrongfully terminated after reporting patient care issues and because of her disabilities.
Perkins v. Micro-Mode, Inc. (Confidential)
Santa Clara County Superior Court, Case No. 2015-1-CV-287977
In October 2018, Lawrance obtained a confidential settlement, plus attorneys’ fees and costs. The settlement included the Defendant’s agreement on the record that Plaintiff was the prevailing party in the action. Later, the Court awarded Lawrance and his team $1,200,000 million in attorneys’ fees and costs.
Employee v. Commercial Carrier Freight Service (Confidential)
San Joaquin County Superior Court
In November 2018, Lawrance obtained a confidential settlement of $1,300,000 on behalf of an injured worker who was illegally terminated, under the pretense of stealing a used water bucket, after she filed an Equal Pay Act Violation lawsuit due to unequal benefits because she is a lesbian.
Pilot vs. Private Wealthy Person (Confidential)
Alameda County Superior Court
In December 2018, Lawrance obtained a confidential settlement of $1,500,000 on behalf of a private pilot for a wealthy individual who was illegally terminated after reporting wage and hour violations to the Labor Commissioner and sexual harassment.
Breen v. Regents of the University of California, et al.
Orange County Superior Court, Case No. 30-2014-00729731-CU-OE-CJC
In January 2019, Lawrance obtained a settlement of $2,486,000 on behalf of a tenured anesthesiology professor who alleged retaliation for complaining about compromised patient safety at UC Irvine Medical Center.

Appellate Victories
Taswell v. Regents of the University of California (2018) 23 Cal.App.5th 343
Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division One
Date of Opinion: May 14, 2018
In spring 2018, Lawrance obtained a published appellate decision which ruled that University of California whistleblower employees are not required to file mandamus petitions in order to challenge adverse administrative decisions before filing civil suits.
Barrie v. California Department of Transportation
Third District Court of Appeal
Date of Opinion: March 28, 2019
In April 2019, Lawrance successfully appealed reduction of a verdict for insufficient evidence of emotional distress resulting in the original verdict of $3,044,413.00 being reinstated, plus attorneys’ fees and costs. In 2017, the trial judge reduced this verdict to $394,000.