Honors & Awards

Our attorneys have been recognized for their accomplishments by a host of organizations nationally, statewide and locally.  For our name partners alone, these include:

  • The Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2011-2013)
  • The Best Lawyers In America®, including Bet-The-Company Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and White Collar Criminal Defense (annually since 2005)
  • BTI Consulting Client All-Star Team – awarded following interviews with 270 Fortune 1000 general counsels (2009)
  • The National Law Journal, annual “Winners” edition (2011)
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America (by invitation only, limited to top one-half of one percent of lawyers nationally)
  • The National Trial Lawyers, “The Top 100 Trial Lawyers in California” (2007-2013)
  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV, Preeminent” rating
  • Two recipients, California Lawyer Magazine CLAY Award (California Lawyers of the Year, 2012)
  • The Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals, “The Top 100 Lawyers in California”(2012, 2011, 2009, 2007)
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal, “The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in California” (Editors’ Pick  2001)
  • The Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals, “California’s Top Women Litigators” (2002, 2007, 2010-2013)
  • Multiple recipients of the State Bar of California, Wiley Manuel Award for Pro Bono Service
  • Two recipients, Anti-Defamation League of Orange County & Long Beach, Jurisprudence Award
  • The San Francisco Recorder, Attorneys of the Year (2012)
  • Los Angeles Magazine, “Southern California Super Lawyers,” (annually since 2005), and including the “Top 50 Female Super Lawyers” and “Top 50 Orange County Super Lawyers”
  • Orange Coast Magazine, “The Best Lawyers in Orange County,” (2004-2012)
  • OC Metro Magazine, “Orange County’s Top Attorneys” (2008-2013)
  • Orange County Women Lawyers, Attorney of the Year (2003)
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association Attorney of the Year in both Business Litigation and Criminal Defense (2010, 2000)
  • Public Law Center of Orange County, Attorney of the Year (1996)
  • The Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County, Lawyer of the Year (1983)
  • Outstanding Prosecutor, Orange County District Attorney (1995)

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