“Barrett S. Litt, who served predominantly in a consulting role on this case, is considered one of the leading civil rights attorneys in the country”; Rodriguez et al. v. County of Los Angeles et al., CV 10-6342-CBM (AJWx) (12/27/2014).
Barry Litt is “considered one of the outstanding civil rights litigators in California, with special expertise in class actions.” Williams v. Block, Case No. CV97-03826 CW (C.D. Cal.)
“Plaintiffs’ counsel are experienced civil rights litigators who are at the top of their field of expertise – civil rights litigation with special expertise in civil rights class actions.” Craft v. County of San Bernardino , EDCV05-0359 SGL (C.D. Calif.)
“Mr. Litt is widely known as one of the foremost civil rights attorneys in California, having a particular expertise in civil rights class actions and other complex multi-party civil rights cases, especially law enforcement class actions.” Gamino v. County of Ventura, Case No. CV02-9785 CBM (Ex)
Barry Litt has “an outstanding background and reputation in civil rights/constitutional litigation in Los Angeles”, is “one of the top litigators in his field” and his “skill, experience, and reputation in his field are deserving of a premium rate.” Kenneth Moscaret, a well known defense fee auditor, in Tipton-Whittingham v. City of Los Angeles, Case No.: CV-94-3240 (TH)(C.D. Cal.).
“I have no doubt that Mr. Litt has been recognized as one of the top civil rights litigator in Southern California.” Robert Bruning, defendants’ fee auditor in Rodriguez et al. v. County of Los Angeles et al., CV 10-6342-CBM (AJWx) (12/27/2014).
In a recent fee award of 5.3 million against the County of LA in an excessive force case, Judge Consuelo B. Marshall said this about Mr. McLane: “This Court is familiar with David M. McLane from his past appearances before this Court as a Federal Public Defender and through observing his work on this case. Plaintiffs submitted declarations attesting to Attorney McLane’s outstanding reputation, skill, and experience in criminal defense and more recently in civil rights litigation. (See, e.g., Declaration of Brian A. Vogel in Support of Plaintiff’s Motion for Award of Attorney’s fees (Dkt. No. 649-6).) Attorney McLane has been engaged in the practice of civil rights law for the past ten years and has many years of criminal trial experience.
“This testimonial or endorsement does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.”