Honors & Awards

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From Judges

  • Class Counsel in this case possess great competence and experience, and the result reached in this case perfectly exemplifies their abilities. The Court has been extremely impressed with the conduct, skill, and accomplishment of Class Counsel throughout this litigation.

    Senior U.S. District Judge, Northern District of Texas

  • The attorneys at Girard Sharp are “extremely qualified and able to represent the certified class.”

    U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of New York

  • Class Counsel has extensive experience representing plaintiffs and classes in complex litigation and consumer class actions. The quality of their work is reflected in the results achieved for the class.

    U.S. District Judge, Northern District of California

  • It is clear from dedication, devotion, professionalism, and in the court’s view, efficiency … there is no question of the quality of representation.

    U.S. District Court Judge, Southern District of New York

  • Girard Sharp’s “skill and the quality of their work … achieved excellent results. The Class benefitted from Counsel’s decades of experience in prosecuting class actions, evidenced by [their] successful defense in three rounds of motions to dismiss, certification of the seven-state class and subclasses and prolonged settlement negotiations … in pursuit of the best outcome.”

    U.S. District Judge, Northern District of California

  • Well argued, well briefed … in their efforts for their clients and to seek the relief that they sought and that was impressive.

    U.S. District Judge, Northern District of California

  • Girard Sharp “delivered robust results for the Class, negotiating a flexible and trauma-informed settlement that has provided $73 million in compensation to class members and precipitated significant institutional changes. Class Counsel crafted an innovative claims process that was sensitive to the trauma many Class members experienced, providing a non-adversarial alternative to individual litigation.”

    U.S. District Judge, Central District of California

  • It’s been a pleasure having everybody in my courtroom for this case for the many years that you’ve been here …. I particularly appreciate the civility with which everyone has worked together throughout this entire case, and the experience and the knowledge you all brought to the handling of a large case.

    U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

  • The attorneys at Girard Sharp “are professionals and can fight hard for their clients but remain professional and committed to not only the rules of professional conduct but the rules of professionalism, and elevate our profession to not just lawyers fighting but lawyers doing justice for both sides. So thank you for that. It was a pleasure having you.”

    U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

  • Girard Sharp, facing “vigorous opposition” from “sophisticated and well-funded Defendants represented by skilled counsel,” gained “the achievement of a very large cash settlement fund.”

    U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Illinois

  • Girard Sharp “conferred an impressive monetary benefit.”

    U.S. District Judge, Northern District of Illinois

  • Girard Sharp are “extremely well qualified” counsel who secured a “significant and substantial benefit” for aggrieved consumers.

    U.S. District Judge, Northern District of California

  • This is a very good settlement, and I’ve seen a lot of them, and I think at its core, what the settlement does is make claimants whole again, and a lot of settlements attempt to do that, but this really does it…. This was a very smart and careful settlement.

    U.S. District Judge, District of New Jersey

  • It is abundantly clear that Class Counsel invested an incredible amount of time and costs in a case which lasted approximately 10 years with no guarantee that they would prevail.… Simply put, Class Counsel earned their fees in this case.

    California Superior Court Judge

  • Girard Sharp is “highly experienced in complex class litigation.”

    U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

  • Representation was professional and competent; in the Court’s opinion, counsel obtained an excellent result for the class.

    Senior U.S. District Court Judge, Northern District of California

  • Mr. Girard “represented the plaintiffs diligently and ably in the several years that this litigation has been before me.”

    U.S. District Court Judge, Southern District of New York

From Clients

  • For the past two years I have been the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit against USC, represented by the attorneys of Girard Sharp. I cannot speak highly enough of their dedication…. Not only were they diligent in their legal work, they were diligent with the human side of these endeavors that often gets overlooked. I’ll be forever grateful for their work and their compassion towards me as a client and as a human.

    Shannon O., sexual misconduct case

  • Your communication was fantastic. You made sure I was fully aware of what was going on and how the proceedings were going.

    Jackie Y., defective consumer product case

  • Thank you for your hard work. I found comfort in your abilities every step of the way due to the professionalism and explicit dedication to my case as if it were the only one.

    Christian B., defective consumer product case

  • Kept me in the loop as the case was progressing and were always available and willing to answer any questions or concerns. I would recommend this firm without hesitation.

    Elizabeth D., defective consumer product case

  • Nice to know that there is still some help out in the world, when there are so many evils.

    Denise G., defective consumer product case

  • Thank you guys so much for winning this court case for me and my wife. We are so happy that your [firm] took on a bigger company and won for the little guys like us.

    Anthony W., defective consumer product case

  • Thank you for the time you spent helping get this matter resolved. As someone who (thankfully) hasn’t had a need for much legal counsel in my life, I have had a very good experience working with you.

    Karl J., defective consumer product case

  • I mean this with all sincerity: I hope you were well compensated for your time and work on this case. I appreciate your handling this matter.

    John L., defective consumer product case

  • I appreciate your hard work to rectify injustices.

    Meredith A., defective consumer product case

  • Wow! This is excellent news. Thank you to all who were on the team to make this happen.

    Brandon B., defective consumer product case

  • “I am very satisfied with the outcome …. It’s a wonderful feeling to have the trust and confidence in our legal system and to have the full support of you and your law firm.”

    Richard S., product disablement case

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