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)

Latest News

  • Jennifer Keller selected as “Top 100” lawyer in California for 13th time
    September 17, 2020

    Jennifer Keller has again been named to the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals’ list of “The Top 100 Lawyers in California.”  This is her thirteenth appearance on the list.  There are over 220,000 attorneys in California, making Ms. Keller’s achievement that much more remarkable.  The award, one of the California legal profession’s most coveted, is given by the editors of the statewide lawyers’ newspapers “to honor those whose superior achievement and stellar results place them in a super-elite category.”

  • Keller/Anderle announcement: Six attorneys selected by Best Lawyers 2020-21
    August 20, 2020

    Congratulations to Jennifer L. Keller, Kay Anderle, Reuben Camper Cahn, Jesse Gessin, Chase Scolnick, and Shaun A. Hoting for being selected by Best Lawyers® 2020-21.

  • Jennifer Keller selected to nationwide 2020 list of “Top 250 Women in Litigation”
    August 4, 2020

    Jennifer has been selected annually for the award since 2017. According to Benchmark Litigation: The Benchmark Litigation ‘Top 250 Women in Litigation’ is a list of “the most distinguished women in the world of litigation. These women have earned their place amongst the leading female litigators by participating in some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history as well as by earning the hard-won respect of their peers and clients.”

  • Thank you first responders!
    April 3, 2020

    We appreciate the dedicated first responders who are helping so bravely with the COVID-19 pandemic. Keller/Anderle is pleased to provide lunches to Costa Mesa police and fire departments through Dick Church’s Restaurant. Thank you first responders!