Thomas Segal

Thomas Segal

Wage & Hour and Consumer Class Actions, Employment Litigation

Mr. Segal is a seasoned civil litigator and since 2006 has exclusively represented individuals and small businesses in class actions and other complex litigation.  His practice involves labor and employment class action lawsuits involving various violations of the California and federal labor laws, wrongful termination cases such as discrimination and harassment claims.  Mr. Segal’s practice also involves class action lawsuits involving violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.  He has extensive experience litigating in both federal and state courts.

Mr. Segal has successfully obtained class certification against numerous corporate defendants including T-Mobile, First American Title Company, Fidelity National Title Company and Home Depot.

Education

University of California, Hastings College of the Law – Juris Doctorate, cum laude – 2002.

Notable Cases and Results

In 2014, Mr. Segal was a member of the trial team in Kirk v. First American Title Company, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC 372797 which resulted in a multimillion dollar judgment in favor of the certified class following a two month bench trial.

Mr. Segal has been a member of the plaintiff’s litigation team in numerous class action settlements including a $10,000,000 settlement against a generic drug manufacturer on behalf of a nationwide class, a $5.25 million settlement against a social networking website, and a $5,000,000 settlement against a credit union regarding overdraft fees.

Mr. Segal was also co-class counsel in Howard v. Sage Software Inc., Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC 487140 a class action settlement which resulted in class members receiving refunds of 115% of improperly collected sales tax and which was praised by the Center for Democracy and Justice at New York Law School as an example of how class actions are beneficial to the public.

Bar Admissions

Mr. Segal is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and state and federal courts in California.