Daily Journal Honors Mira Hashmall on Top 40 Under 40 List
The April 12, 2017 issue of the Daily Journal honored Mira Hashmall of Miller Barondess, LLP on its 2017 List “Top 40 Under 40.” This exclusive list includes lawyers under the age of 40 who have achieved the highest level of legal success amongst their peers.
Mira joined Miller Barondess in 2007 and has been an integral part of the firm’s success. She specializes in representing clients in complex litigation matters and has extensive expertise in employment law. Mira is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law and heads Miller Barondess’s Appellate Department.
On February 10, 2017, the Daily Journal featured a front page article, “Former UC Riverside Lawyer Wins $2.5M in Gender Discrimination Trial,” that outlined one of Mira’s employment victories. Mira won a $2.5 million jury verdict on behalf of the former Chief Campus Counsel of the University of California, Riverside. The jury found after a seven-week trial that Mira’s client was retaliated against for reporting gender discrimination and that the UC general counsel and former UC Riverside Chancellor had retaliated against her in the midst of a federal audit of the University. For more details, see http://millerb.wpengine.com/2017/02/ex-uc-riverside-atty-wins-2-5m-retaliation-verdict/.
Mira Hashmall represents clients in all phases of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling to appellate proceedings. Mira has developed significant expertise representing clients in appellate proceedings before the California Courts of Appeal and the Courts of Appeals for the Sixth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits.
Mira successfully reversed a trial court’s granting of a nonsuit and remanded the case for retrial on all tort claims in a lawsuit against Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation stemming from its termination of a former automobile dealer/franchisee. In May 2017, a jury heard the new trial and awarded $256 million to Miller Barondess client, Superior Automotive Group, which consisted of $121.9 million in compensatory damages and $134.5 million in punitive damages. For more details, see http://millerb.wpengine.com/2017/05/miller-barondess-wins-256-million-jury-verdict-against-nissan-as-covered-by-the-los-angeles-times/.
Per Miller Barondess Managing Partner Skip Miller, “Mira is an integral part of the growth and success of our litigation practice.”