Press Releases Jun 12, 2015

Four BB&K Attorneys Named to 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

A Variety of Practice Areas Represented In This Year’s Selections

For Immediate Release: June 12, 2015
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 2015 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 be selected as a Rising Star, the attorney must be under age 40 or in practice for less than 10 years, and must have demonstrated significant achievements in their practice area.

The BB&K lawyers named as Rising Stars are:

  • Scott Ditfurth, Business Litigation, Riverside
  • Matthew “Mal” Richardson, Government, Irvine
  • Isabel Safie, Employee Benefits, Riverside
  • Alisha Winterswyk, Environmental, Irvine

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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