Press Releases Jun 06, 2014

Four BB&K Attorneys Named to 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

Scott Ditfurth, Mal Richardson, Charity Schiller and Alisha Winterswyk

For Immediate Release: June 6, 2014
Media Contact: Denise Nix • 213-787-2552 •

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – BB&K is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys were included in the 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers for this honor. To qualify as a Rising Star, the attorney must be under age 40 or in practice for less than 10 years.

The BB&K lawyers named as Rising Stars are:

  • Matthew “Mal” Richardson, Government, Irvine
  • Alisha Winterswyk, Environmental, Irvine
  • Scott Ditfurth, Business Litigation, Riverside
  • Charity Schiller, Environmental, Riverside

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. For more information, visit


Best Best & Krieger LLP is a national law firm that focuses on environmental, business, education, municipal and telecommunications law for public agency and private clients. With 200 attorneys, the law firm has nine offices nationwide, including Indian Wells, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit or follow @BBKlaw on Twitter.

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