Our People

Kay Anderle
With over two decades of trial experience, Kay Anderle has earned a reputation as a leading trial attorney.  She has tried nearly 100 cases to jury verdict.  Kay began her legal career 23 years ago in the Orange County District Attorney’s Office where she spent 12 years prosecuting criminal cases.  She was one of its most respected prosecutors, […]

Jennifer L. Keller
Jennifer L. Keller is one of California’s premier trial lawyers. She has tried over 150 cases to jury verdict, ranging from complex civil matters — including business and intellectual property cases — to white collar to murder. She has received innumerable awards for excellence as a trial lawyer. Jennifer is listed annually in “The Best Lawyers in America®” […]

Steven J. Aaronoff
Steve Aaronoff has 25 years of complex litigation experience in fields encompassing securities, intellectual property, real estate, finance, entertainment and class actions. He was a partner at McDermott Will & Emery in Irvine and Christensen Miller Fink Jacobs Glaser Weil & Shapiro in Los Angeles. His experience also includes being a key member of a trial team that won a $350 million verdict in 2009 […]

Jay P. Barron
Jay P. Barron is an experienced business litigator whose practice focuses on complex litigation in state and federal courts, including contract and business tort disputes, insurance litigation, class actions, false advertising and unfair competition, entertainment and trade secret litigation […]

C. Ryan Fisher
Ryan Fisher is a 2016 graduate of the University of California, Irvine School of Law, where he was a founding board member of the UC Irvine International Law Journal and Staff Editor of the UC Irvine Law Review. As a member of the UC Irvine Appellate Litigation Clinic, he argued a case before the Ninth Circuit. […]

Jesse Gessin
Jesse Gessin is a star trial lawyer. He has tried 25 federal jury trials to verdict as lead or co-lead counsel, teaches trial advocacy at UCI Irvine School of Law, and has lectured on trial strategy and techniques throughout the United States. As a deputy federal public defender, Jesse won an astonishing fourteen of those jury trials through acquittal, dismissal, hung jury or reversal on appeal. […]

Shaun A. Hoting
Shaun A. Hoting focuses his practice on intellectual property and commercial litigation. Shaun’s practice includes litigation related to patents, copyrights, trademarks, securities, and white collar defense. Recently, he has litigated cases involving technologies as diverse as software, cellular telephones, and waterpark attractions. […]

Thomas H. Kao
Thomas H. Kao is an experienced business litigation attorney whose practice focuses on complex litigation in state and federal courts, including contract and business tort disputes, mergers and acquisitions, securities fraud actions, shareholder derivative suits, insurance coverage disputes and trade secret litigation. Mr. Kao has represented clients ranging from individual entrepreneurs to publicly traded companies. He speaks conversational Mandarin. […]

Stephanie K. Lind
Stephanie Lind is a 2016 graduate of the University of California, Irvine School of Law. She was a member of the UC Irvine Law Review Executive Board from 2015-16, and was its Lead Articles Editor the previous year. Stephanie won the law school’s Pro Bono Achievement Award three years running […]

Frank D. Rorie
Frank Rorie, Of Counsel, is a civil litigator and trial attorney with more than a decade of professional experience. His practice focuses on complex commercial, intellectual property, and general civil litigation. He has managed multi-million dollar cases in federal and state court, tried cases to verdict, and been published on appeal. Frank has substantial experience with […]

Michael A. Schachter
Michael Schachter is a litigation associate at Keller/Anderle LLP, focusing on complex business trials. He is a graduate of Harvard University and the New York University School of Law. Before joining Keller/Anderle LLP, Michael was an associate at Paul Hastings in New York, where he gained significant experience in all phases of pretrial litigation. […]

Chase A. Scolnick
Chase Scolnick specializes in complex civil and criminal litigation, and trials of all types. Having tried as lead counsel approximately fifty federal jury trials before the age of 40, Chase is among the most seasoned young federal trial attorneys in the United States. He speaks conversational Spanish. […]

Latest News

  • Prosecutors gone wild: San Bernardino County edition
    March 23, 2018

    An article in the March 21,2018 issue of “The Sun” reflected on the San Bernardino County-Colonies corruption case …

  • Jennifer Keller named to list of top “500 Leading Lawyers in America”
    March 19, 2018

    Jennifer Keller has been named to the 2018 “Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America.” According to Lawdragon, “the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America is the most elite distinction in the profession, covering all practices.”

  • MassMutual Class Action Trial Ends in Defense Verdict
    March 2, 2018

    A jury in Los Angeles Superior Court found Tuesday that Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (“MassMutual”) did not improperly withhold dividends from a class of hundreds of term life insurance policyholders. The jury sided with the insurer and found that the policies in question never generated enough profit to warrant dividends under the policy agreements.

  • Jesse Gessin and Chase Scolnick selected for Litigation Counsel of America
    February 28, 2018

    Jesse Gessin and Chase Scolnick, Senior Counsel at Keller/Anderle, have been selected for Associate Fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America. The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.