Honors & Awards


Our attorneys have been recognized for their accomplishments by a host of organizations nationally, statewide and locally including:

NATIONAL HONORS
  • The Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2012-2015)
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Tier 1 Ranking (2015)
  • The Best Lawyers In America®, Orange County Lawyer of the Year, Non-White Collar (2014); Commercial Litigation, White Collar Criminal Defense, and Non-White Collar Criminal Defense
  • 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)
  • Two recipients, The National Trial Lawyers, “The Top 100 Trial Lawyers in California” (2008-2014)
  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV, Preeminent” rating
STATEWIDE HONORS
  • 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” (2015, 2014, 2013, 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 Lawyers” (2002, 2007, 2010-2015)
  • The Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals, “Top Boutique Firms” (2014)
  • The San Francisco Recorder, Attorneys of the Year
  • Recipient of the State Bar of California, Wiley Manuel Award for Pro Bono Service
LOCAL HONORS
  • Recipient, 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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