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Tina Thomas Thomas Law Group Tiffany K. Wright Remy Moose Manley, LLP

LEGAL MALPRACTICE Kenneth E. Bacon Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C. James J. Banks Banks & Watson Attorneys Mark E. Ellis Ellis Law Group LLP Daniel V. Kohls Hansen Kohls Sommer & Jacob LLP Port J. Parker Parker Law Group Jason J. Sommer Hansen Kohls Sommer & Jacob LLP

LEGISLATIVE & GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS Steven G. Churchwell Buchalter Stephen M. Duvernay Benbrook Law Group Alice Kessler Greenberg Traurig, LLP Lacey Keys Keys Law Corporation Jeffrey Leacox Greenberg Traurig, LLP Scott Mallery Seyfarth Shaw LLP Randy Pollack White Brenner LLP Stanley O. Van Vleck Downey Brand LLP

LITIGATION COMMERCIAL Dale C. Campbell Weintraub Tobin Andrew L. Collier Downey Brand LLP John D. Fairbrook Trainor Fairbrook Michael “Todd” Fogarty Boutin Jones Inc. Tristan Hills Hughey Phillips, LLP Kurt A. Kappes Greenberg Traurig, LLP Deepi K. Miller Greenberg Traurig, LLP Michael Muse-Fisher Buchalter Yoon-Woo Nam Greenberg Traurig, LLP

LITIGATION CONSTRUCTION

Carolyn G. Burnette Jackson Lewis PC

Dustin Amrein Trainor Fairbrook Eileen M. Diepenbrock Diepenbrock Elkin Dauer McCandless LLP Sean J. Filippini Downey Brand LLP David A. Frenznick Wilke Fleury LLP Chris A. McCandless Diepenbrock Elkin Dauer McCandless LLP Jessica A. Robison Trainor Fairbrook D. Michael Schoenfeld Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP Daniel M. Steinberg Trainor Fairbrook Chad S. Tapp Porter Scott Sean Thompson O’Connor, Thompson, McDonough, Klotsche LLP Jake C. Weaver Reynolds Tilbury Woodward LLP Matthew J. Weber Downey Brand LLP Arthur G. Woodward Reynolds Tilbury Woodward LLP

Edward J. Corey Jr. Weintraub Tobin

LITIGATION INSURANCE Kaitlyn M. Bigoni Parker Law Group Daniel J. Foster Wilke Fleury LLP

LITIGATION INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY James Kachmar Weintraub Tobin James D. McNairy Boutin Jones Inc. Audrey Millemann Weintraub Tobin Michael J. Thomas Downey Brand LLP

MEDIATION Melissa Blair Aliotti Judicate West Tiffany L. Andrews Law Office of Tiffany L. Andrews, PC Beth M. Appelsmith Beth M. Appelsmith

David L. Kelly The Burton Law Firm Nicholas K. Lowe Law Offices of Nicholas K. Lowe Donald R. Person JAMS Russ J. Wunderli Judicate West

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Joseph Androvich Brelsford Androvich & White Paul R. Baleria Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP William L. Brelsford Brelsford Androvich & White William C. Callaham Wilcoxen Callaham, LLP Adriana C. Cervantes Wilke Fleury LLP Christopher Choi Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP Jonathan A. Corr Porter Scott Thomas J. Doyle Schuering Zimmerman & Doyle, LLP Lawrence S. Giardina Schuering Zimmerman & Doyle, LLP Michelle C. Jenni Wilcoxen Callaham, LLP Ronald R. Lamb Wilke Fleury LLP Neal C. Lutterman Wilke Fleury LLP Steven M. McKinley Low McKinley Baleria & Salenko, LLP Dominique A. Pollara Pollara Law Group Eric J. Ratinoff Eric Ratinoff Law Corp Bruce E. Salenko Low McKinley Baleria & Salenko, LLP Leo H. Schuering Jr. Schuering Zimmerman & Doyle, LLP David E. Smith Smith Zitano Law Firm LLP

My advice to young people entering the profession: Do anything you can to work in a law office or other legal setting before choosing the profession in the first place. What you see on television or in the movies in no way matches reality.

The most grueling part of my job: Trying to keep up with the ever-changing health care system.

The most gratifying part of my job: When disputes can be leveraged into opportunities for both parties to improve their ongoing working relationships.

ANTHONY EATON DSR Health Law PRACTICE AREA: Health Care

If I were not practicing law, I would be: A professional athlete. I’d just need to grow a few inches, put on 50 pounds of muscle and be good at something.

My fantasy job would be: A wealthy philanthropist.

Fictional television law dramas: Are funny. It’s amazing how much those folks can get done in an hour.

After a tough day, I decompress by: Still working on that.

I chose this area of law because: I was fascinated by the constant evolution of the health care system, and when the opportunity arose to practice in that area, the choice was obvious.

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In regard to my work, I am most proud of: The people I work with in my office and the positive results resulting from collaborative divorce and mediation.

In regard to my profession, people would be surprised to learn that: My wife and I are in a partnership with a winemaker and his wife, and that there is a 46acre sports complex in Elk Grove named in my honor.

The most gratifying part of my job: Helping couples divorce in a civil and respectful manner.

The most grueling part of my job: Dealing with attorneys who are focused on the problems and not on potential solutions.

After a tough day, I decompress by: Going home and having a glass of wine with my wife.

My advice to young people entering the profession: Find a mentor and take as many continuing education classes as possible.

HAL BARTHOLOMEW Bartholomew & Wasznicky LLP

PRACTICE AREA: Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution

R. Parker White Brelsford Androvich & White Daniel E. Wilcoxen Wilcoxen Callaham, LLP Robert H. Zimmerman Schuering Zimmerman & Doyle, LLP

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Christopher Chediak Weintraub Tobin Brooke E. Condran Greenberg Traurig, LLP Elizabeth L. Jackson Delfino Madden O’Malley Coyle & Koewler Nicholaus E. Johnson Downey Brand LLP Jeffrey M. Koewler Delfino Madden O’Malley Coyle & Koewler Dennis E. Michaels Boutin Jones Inc. Iain Mickle Boutin Jones Inc. James Robertson Downey Brand LLP Eric J. Stiff Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP Ashley West Carter West

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NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Chris Delfino Delfino Madden O’Malley Coyle & Koewler Corinne H. Gartner Delfino Madden O’Malley Coyle & Koewler Nancy P. Lee Nancy P. Lee, PC

PERSONAL INJURY GENERAL Ashley Amerio Amerio Law Firm Joseph Androvich Brelsford Androvich & White Joseph J. Babich Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP Brett D. Beyler Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C. Gina M. Bowden Arnold Law Firm Robert A. Buccola Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP William C. Callaham Wilcoxen Callaham, LLP Chuck Caraway Del Rio & Caraway, PC Lesley Ann Clement Clement Law Group

Margot P. Cutter Cutter Law PC Brooks Cutter Cutter Law PC Daniel Del Rio Del Rio & Caraway, PC John Demas Demas Law Group, PC Roger A. Dreyer Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP Jeffrey T. Hammer Gingery Hammer & Schneiderman LLP Christopher L. Kreeger Kreeger Law Firm James R. Lewis Lewis Injury David P. Mastagni Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C. Phillip R.A. Mastagni Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C. Jordan Maurer Maurer Law Corporation Eric S. Meyer Meyer Law Offices John O’Brien O’Brien & Zehnder Law Firm Daniel L. Osier Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C.

Priscilla M. Parker Gavrilov & Brooks Frederick W. Penney Penney & Associates Robert Allen Piering Piering Law Firm Eric J. Ratinoff Eric Ratinoff Law Corp. Eliot Reiner Eliot Reiner, A Professional Law Corp John Roussas Cutter Law PC Richard Silvestri Gavrilov & Brooks John T. Stralen Arnold Law Firm Stuart C. Talley Kershaw Cook & Talley Kirill Tarasenko Tarasenko Law R. Parker White Brelsford Androvich & White Daniel E. Wilcoxen Wilcoxen Callaham, LLP Grant A. Winter Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C. Christopher W. Wood Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP Grant R. Zehnder O’Brien & Zehnder Law Firm

If I were not practicing law, I would be: I have no idea because I really enjoy what I am doing. I enjoy my work and I enjoy working with the people in my office and like-minded professionals.

PRODUCT LIABILITY Robert A. Buccola Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP John Demas Demas Law Group, PC Richard S. Linkert Matheny Sears Linkert & Jaime, LLP Kent M. Luckey Penney & Associates Grant R. Zehnder O’Brien & Zehnder Law Firm

PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE Kenneth E. Bacon Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C. Karen Goodman Goodman Law Corporation Christine E. Jacob Hansen Kohls Sommer & Jacob LLP Neal Lutterman Wilke Fleury LLP

REAL ESTATE Russell J. Austin Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP Jarrod Burch Boutin Jones Inc.

Colby Campbell Trainor Fairbrook Joseph W. Carroll Law Offices of Joseph W. Carroll Henry W. Chu Stoel Rives LLP David W. Creeggan Trainor Fairbrook Karen L. Diepenbrock Diepenbrock Elkin Dauer McCandless LLP D. Keith B. Dunnagan BPE Law Group, PC. Bradley J. Elkin Diepenbrock Elkin Dauer McCandless LLP Mark Ellinghouse Weintraub Tobin Matthew W. Ellis Downey Brand LLP Robert J. Enos BPE Law Group, PC John D. Fairbrook Trainor Fairbrook David E. Frank Frank Law Group, PC Alison E. Geddes Trainor Fairbrook Louis A. Gonzalez Jr. Weintraub Tobin Karen Goodman Goodman Law Corporation

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Luis Mogollon

My advice to young people entering the profession: Please become lawyers knowing that you are joining a noble cause. It’s an honor to serve clients and your communities; do not treat this as a regular job. Try not to enter the profession to serve your own interests; serve others first, [and] I promise success will inevitably follow you.

The most gratifying part of my job: Responding to human needs. I realize the legal profession is not about creating a market for yourself but instead responding to the human need and bringing relief to my clients when they are going through emotional and legal turmoil.

Candice B. Harper Trainor Fairbrook Suzanne E. Hennessy Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP Tristan Hills Hughey Phillips, LLP Douglas M. Hodell Boutin Jones Inc. Shawn M. Kent Weintraub Tobin David L. Krotine Pioneer Law Group, LLP Michael A. Kvarme Weintraub Tobin Bryan G. Landgraf Trainor Fairbrook Gary Livaich Desmond, Nolan, Livaich & Cunningham Brian Manning Desmond, Nolan, Livaich & Cunningham Bradley A. McDowell Smith, McDowell & Powell, A Law Corporation James R. Moore Boutin Jones Inc. Jennifer L. Pruski Trainor Fairbrook Kristina M. Reed Law Office of Kristina M. Reed

R. Monti Reynolds Reynolds Tilbury Woodward LLP Andrew F. Sackheim Real Estate Law Group LLP Curtis C. Sproul Sproul Trost LLP Danielle R. Stephens Downey Brand LLP Thomas F. Stewart Stewart Ward & Josephson LLP Stephen Stwora-Hail Law Offices of Stephen Stwora-Hail Charles W. Trainor Trainor Fairbrook Winnifred C. Ward Stewart Ward & Josephson LLP Douglas White White Brenner LLP Vincent K. Wong Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP Michael Yee Yee Law Group, Inc.

SECURITIES & CORPORATE FINANCE Scott E. Bartel Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

I chose this area of law because: I wanted to work with women and children and help victims of domestic violence, trafficking and sexual as sault find safe havens and obtain legal remedies to restart and rebuild their lives.

SAHREEN MANZAR Crimmigration Inc., A Professional Law Corporation

After a tough day, I decompress by: Engaging with family, friends and remembering God—knowing that no matter what happens in each of my cases, only God is in charge of the grand scheme of things. This helps me not become obsessed with outcomes and goals and also keeps me grounded and humble about any success that comes my way.

PRACTICE AREA: Immigration and Family Law

Ian Carter Carter West Mike De Angelis Weintraub Tobin Julie E. Green Salem & Green C. Kevin Kelso Weintraub Tobin Iain Mickle Boutin Jones Inc. Christopher L. Russell Stoel Rives LLP

STATE, LOCAL & MUNICIPAL Olivia R. Clark Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard Mona G. Ebrahimi Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard Nubia Goldstein White Brenner LLP Scott E. Huber Cole Huber LLP Adam U. Lindgren Meyers Nave Harriet A. Steiner Best Best & Krieger LLP Douglas White White Brenner LLP Iris P. Yang Best Best & Krieger LLP

TAX Brian P. Bowen Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP Jeb Burton The Burton Law Firm Matthew Carlson Boutin Jones Inc. Jonathan E. Christianson Boutin Jones Inc. Jim Clarke Weintraub Tobin Eric J. Coffill Eversheds Sutherland LLP Jeffrey W. Curcio Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP William Davis Trainor Fairbrook Scott E. Galbreath Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP Rex Halverson Rex Halverson & Associates, LLC Perry Israel Law Office of Perry Israel Robin L. Klomparens Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP James L. Leet Boutin Jones Inc. Ulises Pizano-Diaz Meissner Joseph Palley & Ruggles, Inc.

Silvio Reggiardo III Downey Brand LLP Robert R. Rubin Boutin Jones Inc. Kent W. Silvester Boutin Jones Inc. Betty J. Williams Law Office of Williams & Associates, PC Douglas L. Youmans Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP

TRADE SECRETS Tory Griffin Jeppson & Griffin LLP James R. Kirby II Nageley, Kirby & Winberry, LLP James D. McNairy Boutin Jones Inc. Jennifer A. Scott Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard

TRANSPORTATION MARITIME Nicole M. Low Flesher Schaff & Schroeder, Inc. Jason W. Schaff Flesher Schaff & Schroeder, Inc.

WORKERS COMPENSATION Angel Casarez Wintersteen | Casarez Jonathan D. Char Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C. Brian A. Dixon Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C. Matthew R. Eason Eason & Tambornini, A Law Corporation Richard K. Gilbert Lenahan, Slater, Pearse & Majernik, LLP John R. Holstedt Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C. Douglas E. Jaffe Douglas Jaffe Law Tom R. Johnson Tom R. Johnson Attorney at Law Marc G. Marcus Marcus, Regalado, Marcus & Pulley, LLP Alice Strombom The Law Office of Alice A. Strombom John Tribuiano III Tribuiano & Yamada, LLP Erin M. Wintersteen Wintersteen | Casarez Stuart C. Woo Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C. Roy Yang Law Offices of Roy Yang SACMAG.COM August 2021

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