Dr. Rothschild draws from more than 30 years of advising attorneys on 1000’s of cases in state and federal courts. Working with you, she will help you select the best jury, improve your witnesses, develop great graphics, maximize the strong points of your case and diffuse its weak points.

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“Judy’s professional judgment, instinct and advice is superb. She blends together in perfect proportion her interpersonal / relationship skills and scientific background to bring about a far better result than would have occurred without her input. I simply won’t try a case without her.”

- Roman M. Silberfeld, Robins Kaplan LLP

“In short, Dr. Rothschild is great! I’ve worked with Judy on a wide variety of cases, from “small” to very “large” cases. Her insights and input about jurors and jury selection, mock juror research, witness prep, graphics, openings and closings have been instrumental in helping me obtain several multi-million dollar verdicts.”

- John N. Demas, Demas Law Group
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WOW!!! $23.9 Million

Largest TBI Plaintiff Verdict in history of San Joaquin County, 2022 – Leon v Union Pacific Railroad, Central California Traction Company.

Congrats to Shafeeq Sadiq, Sadiq Law Firm, P.C. for obtaining a verdict of just under $24 million for a motorcycle v SUV TBI case in conservative San Joaquin County.  It was an honor to have assisted in achieving this outcome.

$9.75 Million to parents of baby killed in crash by Sacramento Police officer
Congrats to John Demas, Esq.; Demas Law Group for the largest Wrongful Death settlement involving an infant in California.
Unanimous Jury Verdict $7.3 Million against Bikram Choudhury (Founder and President of Bikram Yoga) Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination

Congrats to Carla V. Minnard , Esq., Minnard Law Firm, and Mark T. Quigley, Esq., Green Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
View Here: Minaskshi Jafa-Bodden v. Bikram Chowdhury, et al

Successful Multimillion Dollar Settlement in Complex Federal Litigation involving Major US and Multinational Companies

Congrats to A. Clifford Edwards, Edwards, Frickle & Culver – Case name protected


$340 Million Plaintiff Verdict

ABC Television, Buena Vista Television, and ValleyCrest Productions, Ltd., Contract dispute re: game show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”
View Here: Celador International Ltd. v. Walt Disney Co.

Insurance Bad Faith

Congrats to Terrence Coleman, Esq.; Pillsbury and Coleman on recent Outstanding Settlements in:

Tucker – Aguilar v. Travelers Indemnity

Mamuyac v. Metropolitan Life Ins.

Chang v. Massachusetts Mutual Life Ins.

White v. Unum Group


$10 Million plus Written Apology

Whistleblower- Retaliation case. Former chair of UCLA’s orthopedic surgery dept. retaliation claim related to his reporting that UCLA doctors took industry payments.
Click Here to View:  Pedowitz v. Regents of University of California.

$5 Million Plaintiff Verdict

Wrongful Termination, Harassment, Racial Discrimination case

Settlement (Federal Court)

Wrongful Termination

Defense Verdict

Contractor v. Solar Energy Company

Personal Injury

$25 Million Punitive Damage Verdict

Tobacco Litigation

$4.5 Million Plaintiff Verdict

Mullens v. Jelly Belly Candy Co. Personal Injury

$4.5 Million Plaintiff Verdict

Friese v. County of Sacramento

$3.4 Million Plaintiff Verdict

Zaldivar v. City of Pico Rivera, et al.

Multi-million dollar Settlement – Product Defect

Personal injury case against major tire manufacturer