Press Releases Jan 22, 2015

Six BB&K Attorneys in San Diego Included on the 2015 List of San Diego Super Lawyers or Super Lawyer

Congratulations to These Attorneys

For Immediate Release: Jan. 22, 2015
Media Contact: Denise Nix • 213-787-2552 •

SAN DIEGO  We are pleased to announce that five Best Best & Krieger LLP attorneys were named to the 2015 list of San Diego Super Lawyers, while one was selected to the 2015 San Diego Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Only five percent of San Diego lawyers receive this honor following a selection process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars.

The attorneys selected are:

Bruce W. Beach: Bruce focuses his practice on eminent domain and property litigation. He has worked on projects for road rights-of-way, pipelines, light rail transit corridors, reservoir sites, as well as redevelopment and flood control projects.

James B. Gilpin: Jim practices in civil litigation with an emphasis on real property litigation including eminent domain, construction and other public works litigation. He represents clients in all phases of litigation, including writ proceedings, jury and court trials and appeals.

Shawn D. Hagerty: Shawn provides both advisory and litigation services to municipalities in the area of land use and planning, including general plan, zoning, subdivision map act and other land use regulations. He also focuses on water quality regulations as applied to municipalities.

Robert J. Hanna: Robert’s practice includes real property, title insurance, business and commercial litigation.

Arlene Prater: Arlene is managing partner of BB&K’s San Diego office. She provides counsel to public and private employers on personnel and labor issues in both litigation and in an advisory role.


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.

Continue Reading