Best Lawyers in Southern California 2019

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COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD

91,028 10M+ 145 INLAND EMPIRE

LAWYERS EVALUATIONS OF LAWYERS BY THEIR PEERS

PRACTICE AREAS

LAND USE & ZONING LAW

BEST BEST & KRIEGER COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Stephen P. Deitsch VARNER & BRANDT Brendan W. Brandt

WATER LAW BEST BEST & KRIEGER Steven M. Anderson, Arthur L. Littleworth

ROSE, KLEIN & MARIAS Robert I. Vines (C)

Derek Brandt (P)

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW

LOS ANGELES

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: RAYNES ERICKSON GENERAL PRACTICE Jeffrey S. Raynes (P) BLUMENTHAL LAW OFFICES Virginia M. Blumenthal

REBACK, MCANDREWS & BLESSEY Robert K. Warford (D)

GROVER PORTER Grover L. Porter

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR BLUMENTHAL LAW OFFICES Virginia M. Blumenthal GROVER PORTER Grover L. Porter LAW OFFICE OF STANLEY W. HODGE Stanley W. Hodge

BEST BEST & KRIEGER John E. Brown, Stephen P. Deitsch

NATURAL RESOURCES LAW BEST BEST & KRIEGER Arthur L. Littleworth, Michelle Ouellette

ABBIE MALINIAK Abbie P. Maliniak Terese A. Mosher Beluris

DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE Dennis S. Diaz FENTON LAW GROUP Henry R. Fenton, Dennis E. Lee GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER Mel Levine HOOPER, LUNDY & BOOKMAN Linda Randlett Kollar

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IUNGERICH & SPACKMAN

LAW OFFICES OF WILLIAM D. SHAPIRO Paul J. Spackman William D. Shapiro (P) LAW OFFICE OF JOHN D. HARWELL MILLIGAN, BESWICK, LEVINE & KNOX John D. Harwell LEGAL ETHICS EXPERT C. Patrick Milligan G. Dana Hobart (P) LAW OFFICES OF ROBERT M. HERTZBERG BRISBOIS BISGAARD & SMITH ENERGY LAW LEWIS Robert M. Hertzberg James C. Packer (D, P) MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS BEST BEST & KRIEGER RAYNES ERICKSON George D. Kieffer Arthur L. Littleworth, Michelle Jeffrey S. Raynes (P) Ouellette MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY REBACK, MCANDREWS & BLESSEY J. Peter Rich Robert K. Warford (D)

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

BEST BEST & KRIEGER Arthur L. Littleworth, Michelle Ouellette

HEALTH CARE LAW DARRASLAW Frank N. Darras

NELSON HARDIMAN John A. Mills

RIZIO LAW FIRM Gregory G. Rizio (P)

SHEPPARD MULLIN RICHTER & HAMPTON Kenneth Yood

ROSE, KLEIN & MARIAS Dennis J. Sherwin (P)

SHERNOFF BIDART ECHEVERRIA THEODORA ORINGHER Michael J. Bidart (P), Ricardo Echeverria (P), William M. Shernoff (P) Arthur Robert Chenen

THE LAW OFFICES OF FRANK J. DELANY INSURANCE LAW Frank J. Delany

DARRASLAW Frank N. Darras

SHERNOFF BIDART ECHEVERRIA Michael J. Bidart, Ricardo Echeverria, William M. Shernoff

LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW GEOFFREY H. HOPPER & ASSOCIATES Geoffrey H. Hopper (LM, LU) VINCENT NOLAN MEDIATION Vincent P. Nolan (EI)

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CAMMARANO LAW GROUP Dennis A. Cammarano CLYDE & CO Joseph A. Walsh II

TAX LAW KEESAL, YOUNG & LOGAN MIRAU, EDWARDS, CANNON, LEWIN & TOOKE John K. Mirau TAYLOR, SIMONSON & WINTER Marshall W. Taylor

Elizabeth P. Beazley, Samuel A. Keesal, Jr.

LAW OFFICES OF CHARLES D. NAYLOR Charles D. Naylor NIXON PEABODY Robert B. Yoshitomi

TRUSTS AND ESTATES PEACOCK PIPER TONG & VOSS

Albert E. Peacock III, Glen R. Piper

SLOVAK BARON EMPEY MURPHY & PINKNEY H. Neal Wells III

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

SWAIN & DIPOLITO Michael L. Swain

APPELLATE PRACTICE AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD Rex S. Heinke BAKER & HOSTETLER Thomas D. Warren BARNES & THORNBURG L. Rachel Lerman

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE BENEDON & SERLIN RESOLUTION Judith E. Posner, Gerald M. Serlin ADR SERVICES Ralph O. Williams III (A, M) Deborah J. Rothman (A, M)

FAIRBANK ADR Robert H. Fairbank (M) FIELDS MEDIATION Janet Rubin Fields (M) FIRST MEDIATION CORPORATION Jeffrey Lee Krivis (M), Mariam Zadeh (M) FISHER MEDIATION Paul Fisher (M) JAMS Richard Chernick (A, M), Kenneth C. Gibbs (M), Steven J. Stone (M), Dickran M. Tevrizian (M) JEFFREY G. KICHAVEN COMMERCIAL MEDIATION Jeffrey G. Kichaven (M) JUDICATE WEST Eugene Charles Moscovitch (M) KAUFER MEDIATION SERVICES Laurel G. Kaufer (M) LES WEINSTEIN ADR SERVICES Les J. Weinstein (A) MADIGANADR Denise R. Madigan (M) MEDIATION OFFICES OF STEVEN G MEHTA Steven G. Mehta (M) RICHARD R. MAINLAND Richard R. Mainland (A) SERRATORE LAW Steven J. Serratore (M)

WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN REAL ESTATE LAW ADMIRALTY AND MARITIME LAW & DICKER

RAYNES ERICKSON Jeffrey S. Raynes

LEWIS BRISBOIS BISGAARD & SMITH James C. Packer

Robert A. Darwell

ADMINISTRATIVE / REGULATORY LAW DEBORAH ROTHMAN

MUNICIPAL LAW BUCHALTER

MILLIGAN, BESWICK, LEVINE & KNOX Stephen P. Levine, C. Patrick Milligan

ADVERTISING LAW GREENBERG GLUSKER FIELDS CLAMAN & MACHTINGER Douglas E. Mirell

SHEPPARD MULLIN RICHTER & MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW HAMPTON

CORPORATE LAW MCCUNE WRIGHT AREVALO VARNER & BRANDT Bruce D. Varner

2019 S U RV E Y R E S U LT S SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Patrick M. Kelly (A)

ANTITRUST LAW

BIRD, MARELLA, BOXER, WOLPERT, NESSIM, DROOKS, LINCENBERG & RHOW Thomas R. Freeman DEGANI LAW OFFICES Orly Degani DENNIS A. FISCHER Dennis A. Fischer EDWARD J. HOROWITZ Edward J. Horowitz GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., Theane Evangelis, Blaine H. Evanson GRASSINI & WRINKLE Roland G. Wrinkle GREINES, MARTIN, STEIN & RICHLAND Timothy T. Coates, Robin Meadow, Robert A. Olson, Marc J. Poster, Kent L. Richland, Alana H. Rotter, Cynthia E. Tobisman GRIGNON LAW FIRM Margaret A. Grignon IRELL & MANELLA Gregory R. Smith KENDALL BRILL & KELLY Laura W. Brill LAW OFFICE OF BARRY FISCHER Barry Fischer LAW OFFICE OF BRUCE ADELSTEIN Bruce Adelstein LAW OFFICE OF KATHARINE J. GALSTON Katharine Galston LAW OFFICE OF ROBERT S. GERSTEIN Robert S. Gerstein LEWIS BRISBOIS BISGAARD & SMITH Roy G. Weatherup MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS Michael M. Berger, Benjamin G. Shatz MARK A. HART Mark A. Hart

GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER Daniel G. Swanson

MORRISON & FOERSTER Dan E. Marmalefsky, Miriam A. Vogel

JONES DAY Jeffrey A. LeVee

MUNGER, TOLLES & OLSON Daniel P. Collins, Michael R. Doyen, Bradley S. Phillips, Fred A. Rowley, Jr.

LAW OFFICE OF DARRYL SNIDER Darryl Snider MUNGER, TOLLES & OLSON Ronald L. Olson, Bradley S. Phillips PERKINS COIE Charles H. Samel

SHEPPARD MULLIN RICHTER & HAMPTON WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN Joseph F. Coyne, Jr. & DICKER William K. Enger

PINE TILLETT PINE Norman Pine RICHARDS, WATSON & GERSHON Mitchell E. Abbott, T. Peter Pierce SCHONBRUN SEPLOW HARRIS & HOFFMAN Paul L. Hoffman SEYFARTH SHAW James M. Harris TARLOW & BERK Barry Tarlow

KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS ASTERISKS: *A single asterisk indicates lawyer is listed in litigation. **Two asterisks indicate a lawyer is listed in both litigation and nonlitigation categories. Alternative Dispute Resolution A Arbitration M Mediation Banking & Finance Law B Banking & Finance R Financial Service Regulation M Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Corporate Governance & Compliance Law C Compliance G Governance Entertainment Law F Film/Movies M Music T Theater Intellectual Property T Trademark C Copyright P Patent IP* Litigation – Intellectual Property International Arbitration C Commercial G Government Labor & Employment EI Employment Law – Individuals EM Employment Law – Management LE Labor & Employment LM Labor Law – Management LU Labor Law – Union Legal Malpractice Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions Medical Malpractice Law Personal Injury Product Liability Litigation Professional Malpractice P Plaintiffs D Defendants Securities / Capital Markets Law S Securities / Capital Markets R Securities Regulation Workers’ Compensation Law C Claimants E Employers FIRMS IN SLATE BOXES INDICATE PROFILED FIRM/LAWYER WITH CORRESPONDING PAGE NUMBER