Thomas Girardi — Bio, Age, Photos, Wiki
Name: Thomas Girardi
Full Name: Thomas Vincent Girardi
Hometown: Los Angeles
Wife: Erika Jayne, 44
Show: Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Occupation: Attorney. He is a founding partner of Girardi & Keese in downtown Los Angeles.
- Graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 1961.
- Loyola Law School in 1964.
- Has an LLM/SJD from New York University in 1965.
High School: Graduated from Loyola High School (Los Angeles) in 1957.
In 1970, he became the first attorney to win a $1 million-plus award for a medical malpractice case in the state of California.
Some of his high profile cases have included:
- Lockheed Corp
- Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
- Dole Food and Shell Chemical over the effects of pesticides on workers
Girardi has obtained more than 30 verdicts of $1 million.
Multi billion dollar lawsuits
- Settlement, $4.85 billion – with pharmaceutical giant Merck for personal injuries to consumers of the drug Vioxx.
- Settlement, $1.9 billion – for California consumers were defrauded by the manipulation of natural gas prices.
- Settlement, $1.7 billion – for California consumers were defrauded by the manipulation of natural gas prices.
Multi million dollar lawsuits
- State of California v. El Paso Gas
- Verdict, $785 million – for Toxic Tort personal injuries suffered by employees in Lockheed’s Skunkworks facilities
- Arnold v. Ashland Chemical Co. JCCP No. 2967
- Settlement, $333 million – for 650 residents of Hinkley, California in the toxic tort case made famous by the film Erin Brockovich.
- Anderson v. Pacific Gas & Electric, BCV00822.
- Settlement, $300 million – for second group of toxic tort cases brought by the residents of Hinkley against PG&E.
- Citizens of Hinkley v. Pacific Gas & Electric
- Settlement, $200 million, bad faith insurance lawsuit against Farmers Insurance for homeowners whose property was damaged in the Northridge Earthquake
UPDATE 3/30/2016: Girardi accused of criminal corruption
Thomas Girardi met his wife Erika Jayne, 44 when she was a cocktail waitress 15 1/2 years ago.
His wife Erika Jayne is a millionaire in her own right.
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