Press Releases Jan 8, 2015

Two BB&K Attorneys Named Partners

Andre Monette and Gail A. Karish Receive Promotions

For Immediate Release: Jan. 8, 2015
Media Contact: Denise Nix • 213-787-2552 •

LOS ANGELES AND WASHINGTON D.C. – Best Best & Krieger LLP promoted two attorneys, the law firm announced today. Andre Monette, who focuses on water law in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, and Gail A. Karish, a telecommunications law attorney in the Los Angeles office, were named the newest partners.

“Both Andre and Gail representative  of the diverse talents and skills BB&K attorneys bring to their clients,” said Managing Partner Eric Garner. “They are recognized leaders who each have substantial experience in their practice areas, and I know they will be instrumental in the firm’s continuing success.”

Andre works with both public and private clients in matters involving water quality, water rights, wetlands, and state and federal hazardous and solid waste issues. He is a member of the Environmental & Natural Resources practice group. Andre is from San Diego, Calif., and earned his law degree at Case Western Reserve School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio.

Gail specializes in federal communications law and assists her clients (principally local governments and municipal utilities) with regulatory and transactional matters involving cable, telecommunications, wireless, and broadband, as well as advocacy before the Federal Communications Commission and state utility commissions. Gail is a member of BB&K’s Municipal Law practice group. Gail earned her law degrees from McGill University and York University in her native Canada, and is a member of the California Bar.


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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