Press Releases Jul 10, 2015

Six BB&K Attorneys Included on the Northern California Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

The Attorneys in the Firm’s Walnut Creek and Sacramento Offices Represent a Cross-Section of Practices

For Immediate Release: July 10, 2015
Media Contact: Denise Nix • 213-787-2552 •

SACRAMENTO – Best Best & Krieger LLP congratulates its six attorneys included in the 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists. No more than 5 percent of California’s attorneys are included in the Super Lawyers lists each year, which is compiled from peer nominations and a research team. To be one of the 2.5 percent of attorneys included on the Rising Stars list, an attorney must either be 40 or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.

The BB&K attorneys named to this year’s list are:

  • Sarah OwsowitzSuper Lawyers, Land Use/Zoning, Walnut Creek
  • Stacey ShestonSuper Lawyers, Employment & Labor Law, Sacramento
  • Harriet SteinerSuper Lawyers, State, Local & Municipal Law, Sacramento
  • Gene TanakaSuper Lawyers, Environmental Litigation, Walnut Creek
  • Iris YangSuper Lawyers, Environmental/State, Local & Municipal, Sacramento
  • Sigrid AsmundsonRising Stars, State, Local & Municipal Law, Sacramento

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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