Jennifer Keller and Kay Rackauckas, nationally prominent attorneys at Keller Rackauckas LLP in Irvine, have been named in several categories of the 2015 “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.
Jennifer Keller was named to the 2015 Top 50 Orange County Lawyers, Top 50 Women Lawyers, and to the Business Litigation list. Kay Rackauckas was named a Super Lawyer in White Collar Criminal Defense.
Jennifer 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 and excels at “bet the company” litigation. Ms. Keller is listed annually in “The Best Lawyers in America®” and is among the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. She appears routinely in the Los Angeles Daily Journal as one of California’s Top 100 Lawyers. Ms. Keller is a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only organization limited to the top one-half of one percent of the nation’s attorneys. Ms. Keller is also active in the community. She is the former President of the Orange County Bar Association and serves as a Trustee of Chapman University. She counts as present and former clients a number of judges, public officials, law enforcement officers, CEOs, CFOs, lawyers, physicians, professional athletes, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs.
With over two decades of experience and nearly 100 cases to jury verdict, Kay Rackauckas has earned a reputation as a leading trial attorney. Ms. Rackauckas began her legal career 23 years ago in the Orange County District Attorney’s Office where she spent 12 years prosecuting criminal cases. In 2004 Ms. Rackauckas entered private practice as a criminal defense attorney, bringing with her an unparalleled perspective on criminal prosecutions. Ms. Rackauckas is listed in the elite “The Best Lawyers in America®” in both white collar and non-white collar criminal defense. She has also received honors and awards from: California Lawyer Magazine, 2012 Lawyers of the Year, Honorable Mention (Litigation); OC Metro Magazine, Orange County’s Top Lawyers for 2013 (criminal defense); and Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rated, Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. She is a member of the National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers in California (2011-2014). She is active in numerous professional and community volunteer activities, including Chapman University, Dale Fowler School of Law, Dean’s Advisory Board.