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

February 08, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Kay Anderle named again 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 White Collar Criminal Defense category of the 2019 “Southern California Super Lawyers.” Ms. Anderle has been selected annually since 2015. 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 ...

Keller/Anderle LLP approved for NAMWOLF membership

February 05, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Keller/Anderle LLP approved for NAMWOLF membership

Keller/Anderle LLP has been approved for membership in the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF). Founded in 2001, NAMWOLF is a nonprofit trade association comprised of minority and women owned law firms and other interested parties throughout the United States. NAMWOLF assists its law firm members in developing strategic alliances, coalitions, and affiliations with corporations, in-house counsel, and other legal trade associations.

Jennifer Keller selected to Top 10 Southern California Super Lawyers

January 30, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jennifer Keller selected to Top 10 Southern California Super Lawyers

Jennifer Keller has been named to the "Top 10 Southern California Super Lawyers" list for 2019; she was also selected in 2018. According to Super Lawyers, which is published annually in Los Angeles Magazine, Ms. Keller was ranked #2 in Southern California (out of nearly 100,000 attorneys in the region, per the California State Bar). She is widely recognized as among the nation's top trial attorneys. Keller ...

Keller/Anderle case makes list of “Top 10 Most Impressive Defense Verdicts of 2018”

January 15, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Keller/Anderle case makes list of “Top 10 Most Impressive Defense Verdicts of 2018”

Courtroom View Network (CVN) recently highlighted the Top 10 Most Impressive Defense Verdicts covered in 2018, which included Christina Chavez v. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.  MassMutual was represented by Jennifer L. Keller and Jesse A. Gessin of Keller Anderle LLP, as well as Joel S. Feldman, Sean A. Commons and Melissa O. Evidente of Sidley Austin LLP. In February 2018, a jury in Los Angeles Superior Court found that Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (“MassMutual”) did not ...

Jesse Gessin and Jay Barron featured in “The Value of a Strong Narrative” article

January 03, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jesse Gessin and Jay Barron featured in “The Value of a Strong Narrative” article

Jesse Gessin, Partner and Jay Barron, Senior Counsel, were featured in the January 2019 issue of Attorney Journals Orange County.  Excerpt from the article “The Value of a Strong Narrative”: “Trials are a matter of inches. Provided you develop and follow a strong narrative and don’t allow yourself or your team to deviate from that narrative, you’re in a significantly stronger position for earning that ‘big win’ for your client,” says Jesse Gessin, Partner, of Keller/Anderle LLP. The firm’s ...

Jennifer Keller selected to inaugural list of “The Top 20 Trial Lawyers in California”

December 18, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jennifer Keller selected to inaugural list of “The Top 20 Trial Lawyers in California”

Jennifer Keller has been named to the 2019 Benchmark Litigation "Top 20 Trial Lawyers in California," a list of the top courtroom advocates in the nation's largest state. Benchmark Litigation annually publishes many rankings, but this is the inaugural edition of the "Top 20 Trial Lawyers in California." Benchmark also named Jennifer to its list of "The Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America." According to Benchmark Litigation: "This elite group has a pride of place ...

Los Angeles Times Op-Ed discussing the recent Costa Mesa sober living ordinance lawsuit

December 14, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Los Angeles Times Op-Ed discussing the recent Costa Mesa sober living ordinance lawsuit

Katrina Foley, mayor of Costa Mesa, and John Stephens, mayor pro tem, wrote an Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Times discussing the recent Costa Mesa sober living ordinance lawsuit. Excerpt: “We would like to give those cities some advice: hire Jennifer Keller. Keller is a hall of fame trial lawyer, widely regarded as the best in the county. We convinced Keller to take our case and our council colleagues agreed to hire her and give her ...

Costa Mesa Prevails in Sober-Living Operators Lawsuit Challenging City Regulations

December 12, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Costa Mesa Prevails in Sober-Living Operators Lawsuit Challenging City Regulations

Keller/Anderle LLP secured a complete jury victory Friday for the City of Costa Mesa in a federal lawsuit challenging its group home ordinance. The City's law, passed in 2014, was written to balance the rights of all citizens - including residents of group homes - to live in and enjoy Costa Mesa's single family neighborhoods. Over the last six years, Costa Mesa has seen explosive growth in the number of sober living homes in the city's ...

Jesse Gessin publishes article – Ban the Billable Hour: Alternate Fee Arrangements in Business Disputes

November 27, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jesse Gessin publishes article – Ban the Billable Hour: Alternate Fee Arrangements in Business Disputes

Jesse Gessin, partner, recently published an article in the Orange County Business Journal's special issue on "Law Specialties." Excerpt from the article, “Ban the Billable Hour: Alternate Fee Arrangements in Business Disputes": When lawyers also shoulder some of the risk, clients no longer pay for shoveling smoke.  Alternate fee arrangements (“AFA”) are defined in this article as fee structures besides the pure billable hour.  These AFAs force outside counsel to take on the risk of litigation and to ...

Jennifer Keller selected to list of The Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America 2019

November 15, 2018  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Jennifer Keller selected to list of The Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America 2019

Jennifer Keller, a nationally prominent trial attorney at Keller/Anderle LLP in Irvine, has been named to the 2019 Benchmark Litigation “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America,” an exclusive list of the top courtroom advocates  in the United States. Jennifer Keller was recently inducted into the “Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame” by the California Lawyers Association, one of only 31 attorneys selected over the years.  Other recent statewide and national recognition has included Los Angeles ...

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