RVINE, CA, AUGUST 17, 2015 — Kay Rackauckas, managing partner at the nationally recognized Irvine law firm of Keller Rackauckas LLP, has been named by Best Lawyers®’ 2015-16 as a Best Lawyer® in the practice areas of Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar and Criminal Defense: White-Collar.
Last year, Rackauckas was selected Best Lawyers®’ 2014-15 Orange County “Lawyer of the Year” in Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar.
Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers® is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.
With over two decades of experience and nearly 100 cases to jury verdict, Rackauckas has earned a reputation as a leading trial attorney. She began her legal career 24 years ago in the Orange County District Attorney’s Office where she spent 12 years prosecuting criminal cases. In 2004, Rackauckas entered private practice as a criminal defense attorney, bringing with her an unparalleled perspective on criminal prosecutions. Her negotiation and trial skills have made her one of the most effective defense lawyers in Southern California.