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Jennifer Keller named to list of California’s “Top Women Lawyers”

May 02, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jennifer Keller named to list of California’s “Top Women Lawyers”

Jennifer Keller, a nationally promi­nent attorney at Keller/Anderle LLP in Irvine, has been named to the list of “Top Women Lawyers of 2018,” as selected by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals.  This is the ninth time Keller has been selected for the Top Women Lawyers award. Keller tries complex business and white collar criminal cases and is one of the state’s most highly regarded trial lawyers (e.g., Benchmark Litigation “Top 100 Trial Lawyers ...

Nahal Kazemi joins Keller/Anderle as Senior Counsel

May 01, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Nahal Kazemi joins Keller/Anderle as Senior Counsel

Keller/Anderle is pleased to announce that Nahal Kazemi has joined the firm as Senior Counsel.  Her areas of practice include commercial litigation, appellate litigation, and international law. Nahal combines a strong background in broad, high-stakes litigation with extensive experience as a diplomat.  In addition to five years experience at an Am Law 50 law firm in New York, Nahal served as a foreign service officer for the U.S. Department of State, among other positions.  She received ...

Jennifer Keller featured in Orange County Business Journal’s “Law Firms Special Report”

April 09, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jennifer Keller featured in Orange County Business Journal’s “Law Firms Special Report”

In the recent Orange County Business Journal’s “Law Firms Special Report," Jennifer Keller was selected to provide her perspective on legal trends in Orange County. The Business Journal’s Peter Brennan asked some of Orange County’s top attorneys for their views.   READ ARTICLE

Jennifer Keller selected for prestigious “CLAY Award”

April 06, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jennifer Keller selected for prestigious “CLAY Award”

On March 20, 2018, Jennifer Keller, Stephen Larson and their trial team were honored with a California Lawyer Magazine CLAY Award – California Attorneys of the Year – for their successful defense of San Bernardino County developer Jeff Burum during a nine-month jury trial in 2017.  (People v. Biane et al.)  The case was jointly prosecuted by the California Attorney General and the San Bernardino County District Attorney.  Then-Attorney General Jerry Brown had called it ...

Prosecutors gone wild: San Bernardino County edition

March 23, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Prosecutors gone wild: San Bernardino County edition

An article in the March 21, 2018 issue of "The Sun" reflected on the San Bernardino County-Colonies corruption case: For mid-level politicians to move up the political pecking order in a state the size of California, they sometimes need to ride the wave of a big news event all the way to the front page of the paper. It happened to U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in the late 1970s, when San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and ...

Jennifer Keller named to list of top “500 Leading Lawyers in America”

March 19, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jennifer Keller named to list of top “500 Leading Lawyers in America”

Jennifer Keller, a nationally prominent attorney at Keller/Anderle LLP in Irvine, 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." Per the American Bar Association, there are over 1.3 million licensed attorneys in the nation, so recognition as one of the top 500 confers a rare honor.  Keller has been ...

MassMutual Class Action Trial Ends in Defense Verdict

March 02, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on MassMutual Class Action Trial Ends in Defense Verdict

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. In Christina Chavez v. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., after deliberations following a 12-day trial, the jury rejected named plaintiff Christina ...

Jesse Gessin and Chase Scolnick selected for Litigation Counsel of America

February 28, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jesse Gessin and Chase Scolnick selected for Litigation Counsel of America

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. Fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America is highly selective and by invitation only.  Fellows are selected based upon evaluations of excellence, effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, and superior ethical reputation.  The LCA ...

Kay Anderle named to list of “Southern California Super Lawyers”

February 08, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Kay Anderle named to list of “Southern California Super Lawyers”

Kay Anderle, a nationally prominent attorney and managing partner of Keller/Anderle LLP in Irvine, has been named to the Criminal Defense and White Collar Criminal Defense categories of the 2018 “Southern California Super Lawyers.” Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from a wide range of practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. With over ...

Super Lawyers cover article – Jennifer Keller selected to “Top 10” list of Southern California Super Lawyers

January 30, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Super Lawyers cover article – Jennifer Keller selected to “Top 10” list of Southern California Super Lawyers

Jennifer Keller, a nationally prominent trial attorney at Keller/Anderle LLP in Irvine, has been named to the “Top 10 Southern California Super Lawyers” list for 2018.  Jennifer was selected for the cover of the "Southern California Super Lawyers" magazine and a feature article "The Trial Specialist" highlighted her success. Keller was named a Super Lawyer in the categories of Business Litigation, Intellectual Property and White Collar Criminal Defense. In addition to being selected to the “Top 10 Southern ...

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  • Jennifer Keller named to list of California’s “Top Women Lawyers”
    May 2, 2018

    Jennifer Keller has been named to the list of “Top Women Lawyers of 2018,” as selected by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals. This is the ninth time Keller has been selected for the Top Women Lawyers award.

  • Nahal Kazemi joins Keller/Anderle as Senior Counsel
    May 1, 2018

    Keller/Anderle is pleased to announce that Nahal Kazemi has joined the firm as Senior Counsel. Her areas of practice include commercial litigation, appellate litigation, and international law. Nahal combines a strong background in broad, high-stakes litigation with extensive experience as a diplomat

  • Jennifer Keller featured in Orange County Business Journal’s “Law Firms Special Report”
    April 9, 2018

    In the recent Orange County Business Journal’s “Law Firms Special Report,” Jennifer Keller was selected to provide her perspective on legal trends in Orange County. The Business Journal’s Peter Brennan asked some of Orange County’s top attorneys for their views.

  • Jennifer Keller selected for prestigious “CLAY Award”
    April 6, 2018

    On March 20, 2018, Jennifer Keller, Stephen Larson and their trial team were honored with a California Lawyer Magazine CLAY Award – California Attorneys of the Year – for their successful defense of San Bernardino County developer Jeff Burum during a nine-month jury trial in 2017.