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Lawrence Organ


Lawrence Organ

Address:
404 San Anselmo Avenue
San Anselmo, California 94960
United States

Telephone: (415) 453-4740
Firm: Lawrence A. Organ
Practice Overview:
The firm focuses on plaintiffs' employment civil rights cases in the Bay Area, California, and nationally. We prosecute primarily harassment and discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, and religion.

Many of our cases involve retaliation, whistleblower and wrongful termination issues.

Highlights

Larry is currently representing a reservist in the first discrimination lawsuit brought against an employer in the state of California for military status, as covered by ABC 7 news.

Larry served as appellate counsel of record in the groundbreaking sex harassment case, Weeks v. Baker & McKenzie (1998) 63 Cal.App.4th 1128. This case garnered worldwide attention when a legal secretary won $7.1 million dollars against the world's largest law firm.

Larry won, as a trial lawyer of record, the largest sexual harassment verdict in California. Six women were awarded $30.5 million dollars. Gober v. Ralphs Grocery Co. (2006) 137 Cal.App.4th 204.

Jurisdiction(s):
California

Professional Profile:
Larry Organ has fourteen years of experience as a civil rights attorney. After graduating with honors from Duke University School of Law, Larry worked for the federal government in the Honors Program for New Attorneys. He left Washington D.C., to return to the Bay Area where he received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He worked at a civil rights firm in San Francisco now called Rosen, Bien & Galvan.

Larry served as appellate counsel in the groundbreaking sex harassment case, Weeks v. Baker & McKenzie (1998) 63 Cal.App.4th 1128. This case garnered worldwide attention when a legal secretary won $7.1 million dollars against the world's largest law firm.

Larry next joined attorney Phil Kay, and as one of the trial lawyers went on to win the largest sexual harassment verdict in California, a $30-million jury verdict on behalf of six female grocery clerks. Gober v. Ralphs Grocery Co. (2006) 137 Cal.App.4th 204. Larry tried several other cases with Mr. Kay, including a race harassment case, several sexual harassment cases, and a whistleblower case. The whistleblower case against a giant software company involved a four-month trial resulting in a $6 million jury verdict.

In addition, Larry has won several cases on appeal, including two published cases: Greene v. Dillingham Construction Co. and Ontiveros v. DHL.

Larry started his own firm in 2005.

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