January 23, 2015 (Tustin, CA) Donahoo & Associates announced today that founder Richard E. Donahoo has been selected as a 2015 California Super Lawyer. The Super Lawyers rating service selects attorneys across the United States based peer nominations, evaluations and independent research. The patented process evaluates candidates on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Donahoo has been selected six times, beginning in 2009.
“The Super Lawyer designation helps consumers select the attorney right for them,” says Donahoo. “They can be confident that a Super Lawyer is both well-regarded by the legal community and has achieved real success for clients.”
According to Super Lawyers, bar associations and courts across the United States recognize the legitimacy of the selection process. A Special Master assigned by the New Jersey Supreme Court reported that:
“[The Super Lawyers selection process] is a comprehensive, good-faith and detailed attempt to produce a list of lawyers that have attained high peer recognition, meet ethical standards, and have demonstrated some degree of achievement in their field.”
Donahoo, first recognized by Super Lawyers in 2009, specializes in labor and employment law, catastrophic personal injury, financial fraud and class actions. He has litigated cases on behalf of hundreds of clients, including a recent wrongful death case that concluded with a $7.4 million jury verdict against the County of Orange and a negligent driver. Donahoo has also successfully represented the family of a construction laborer killed in a scaffolding collapse, and a woman who suffered catastrophic injuries from an accident at a hotel resort.
Employment disputes is another practice area in which Donahoo & Associates has been recognized. In conjunction with another law firm, Donahoo led a litigation team that recovered $17.95 million in an overtime class action case involving a national fitness chain. He has also recovered significant sums in multiple wrongful termination cases, prevailing wage cases and other labor and employment disputes.
Donahoo has earned a reputation for handling financial fraud cases involving multiple plaintiffs. He recovered more than $5 million in an ERISA/ESOP fraud case and more than $6 million in a case of aiding and abetting a PONZI scheme fraud.
Richard E. Donahoo Background
Attorney Richard E. Donahoo graduated cum laude from Western State University in 1996 and founded Donahoo & Associates in 1998.He is a member of the Orange County and Los Angeles County Bar Associations. He is admitted to practice in all California state courts and in the United States District Courts for the Central, Southern and Northern Districts of California. He is also admitted to practice in Colorado federal courts and before the United States Supreme Court.
About Donahoo & Associates
Donahoo & Associates is dedicated to justice and successful results for clients. The firm has a reputation for successfully representing clients in complex litigation involving employment issues, personal injury, financial fraud, and business disputes. www.donahoo.com. 877-788-5353.